Boron group

group of chemical elements

The boron group, also known as Group III and Group 13, is a group of elements on the periodic table. Most of its members are poor metals, except for boron. Boron is a semimetal. The rest of the elements are soft metals.

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  • Boron, brittle hard black semimetal (used to make soap)
  • Aluminium, common soft silvery metal (used to make cans)
  • Gallium, easily melted silvery metal (used to make mirrors)
  • Indium, soft silvery metal (used to make solar panels)
  • Thallium, highly toxic very soft metal (used to make camera lenses)
  • Nihonium, unstable manmade element (unknown)

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