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Osmium
Name:Osmium
Symbol:Os
Atomic Number:76
Atomic Mass:190.23
Standard State: solid at 298 K
Group name: Precious metal or Platinum group metal
Period in Periodic Table: 6
Color: bluish grey
Classification: Metallic
Osmium is very useful to us. It is used for fountain pen tips, instrument pivots, and electrical contacts. It is also used to detect fingerprints and to stain fatty tissue. This is very useful to us in our everyday life. Osmium's melting point is 3306 K and the boiling point is 5285 K. Osmium is in the form of a solid. Osmium is a very important element to us.