Who discovered Lithium?

raman   December 15, 2011   Comments Off on Who discovered Lithium?

LithiumĀ  belongs to the alkali metal group of chemical elements. It is silvery white soft metal. Its atomic number is 3 and its chemical symbol is Li. It was first discovered from a mineral. It is highly flammable and reactive. It was discovered in 1817 by Swedish chemist Johann August Arfvedson. He discovered lithium by isolating as a salt.

Lithium By Johann August Arfvedson