Who discovered Magnesium?

raman   December 1, 2011   Comments Off on Who discovered Magnesium?

Magnesium is a chemical element found in the earth’s crust. It is an alkaline earth metal. It is silvery white in colour. Its atomic number is 12 and atomic symbol is Mg. It was discovered by Sir Humphrey Davy, a British chemist in 1808. He is known as the father of electrolysis. He discovered magnesium by using electrolysis.

Magnesium1 Discovered By Joseph Black

Magnesium2 Discovered By Sir Humphrey Davy

Magnesium3 Discovered By Antoine A.B. Bussy