Where Is Aluminum Found On The Periodic Table?

Where Is Aluminum Found On The Periodic Table?

Aluminum's location on the periodic table of the elements.
Aluminum's location in the periodic table of the elements. Todd Helmenstine

Aluminum is the 13th element on the periodic table. It is located in period 3 and group 13.

Aluminum Facts

When you melt aluminum cans, it doesn't matter if they are painted or still contain some soda. The heat of melting them will separate the metal from the impurities.
When you melt aluminum cans, it doesn't matter if they are painted or still contain some soda. The heat of melting them will separate the metal from the impurities. Adam Gault, Getty Images

 Aluminum is element number 13 with the element symbol Al. Under ordinary pressures and temperatures it is a light shiny silver solid metal.

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