Lithium Carbonate

Formula: Li2Co3

Molecular Weight: 73.89 amu

Melting Point: 7230C

Boiling point: 13100C

At room temperature it is a solid


Molecular Geometry: Crystal Sructure

Characteristics: Used medically as mood stabilizing drug.

Used as: Fireworks, because it creats glowing red flames and sparks.

Additional Info the use of lithium salts to treat mania was rediscovered by the Australian psychiatrist Jhon Cade in 1949, who proposed lithium was a tranquilizer.

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