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Bismuth metal, in crystalline form, 1913.

Bismuth metal, in crystalline form, 1913.
3 1 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm


Bismuth is a hard, brittle, pinkish-white metallic element. It has the highest atomic number of all the stable elements and occurs in ores and occasionally as a free metal. It is a poor conductor of heat and electricity and is used in alloys of low melting point.

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