- These elements make up the big clump of metals in the middle of the periodic table. They are typical metals, and have the properties you would expect of a metal.
- They are good conductors of heat and electricity.
- They are very dense, shiny and strong.
- They are muss less reactive than group 1 metals.
- They are also denser, stronger and harder than the group 1 metals and have much higher melting points (other than mercury)
- They often have more than one ion…