Lithium is a soft, silver white metal that belongs to the alkali metal group of chemical elements. It has a shiny appearance and has a similar colour to silver. It is used in Lithium Ion batteries and it is a strong oxidant.
Lithium actually appears as a silvery-white metal. The element of lithium actually belongs to the alkali metal family on the periodic table of elements. This element can be found on the periodic table of elements by looking for the symbol 'Li'.