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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithium

Lithium is a chemical element with symbol Li and atomic number 3. It is a soft, silvery-white alkali metal. .... Lithium can float on the lightest hydrocarbon oils and is one of only three metals that can float on ... in more dense substances, such as mineral oil, lithium is not dense enough to be fully submerged in these liquids.

www.answers.com/Q/Silvery_metal_element_that_was_submerged_in_some_sort_of_oil

Lithium.-edit-or maybe Sodium. It comes delivered in a glass vial submerged in oil because it reacts with air and water.

www.answers.com/Q/Element_b_is_a_silvery_metal_that_was_submerged_in_some_sort_of_oil

Probably a group 1 metal e..g sodium or potassium.

www.answers.com/Q/Which_element_is_a_silvery_metal_used_for_food_storage_roofs_and_poles

Probably mercury. I don't know about submerged in oil tho. -edit- You could be talking about Sodium. Since it reacts with air and water, then it usually comes … in ...

www.reference.com/science/element-stored-under-oil-41d505258380d5f4

According to the BBC, Group one elements are stored under oil in order to prevent ... These fresh cut surfaces appear shiny and silvery, but can turn dull quickly from ... Group one metals all react in a vigorous manner with water to form a metal ...

www.chemistryexplained.com/elements/P-T/Rubidium.html

Overview. Rubidium is a soft, silvery metal. It is one of the most active chemical elements. Rubidium is a member of the alkali family. The alkali family consists of  ...

www.ucc.ie/academic/chem/dolchem/html/elem011.html

Sodium, Na, is a Alkali Metal element, found in Group Ia of the periodic table. ... Sodium metal is a soft silvery-white lustrous metal which can be easily cut with a  ...

www.britannica.com/technology/tin-processing

Tin (Sn) is a relatively soft and ductile metal with a silvery white colour. ... with other elements as an alloy or coating, since its intrinsic softness precludes its use .... A submerged gravel pump then sucks up the slurry of mud and water and raises it .... particles in order to prevent scoring, and to retain oil films on their surfaces.

weldguru.com/nonferrous-metals

Rolled and sheet aluminum materials are usually pure metal. Castings are alloys of .... with other elements such as lead, tin, manganese, or iron; have good machinability; and ... hydrocarbons, and most alcohols, phenols, esters, and oils. It is .... Titanium is a very soft, silvery white, medium-strength metal having very good ...