Oxygen gas is free from odor, taste and color, combines with the majority of other elements, supports combustion, is very paramagnetic and has a pale blue color in both its solid a...
Oxygen discharge (spectrum) tube. The green color is similar to the color of an "
aurora borealis". See also: Liquid oxygen ...
Combustion: rapid chemical combination, or burning, of a substance with oxygen
producing heat and light. Decay: the process by which a metal combines with ...
Word Origin: Greek: oxys: sharp or acid and Greek: genes: born, former... 'acid former'
Isotopes: Nine isotopes of oxygen
are known. It is also used as a bleach, for oxidizing oils, for oxy-acetylene welding, and for determining carbon content of steel and organic comp... More »
Physical data, chemical properties, and health effects.
The Physical and Chemical Properties are the characteristics of a substance, like
Oxygen, which distinguishes it from any other substance. Most common ...
Learn more about properties of oxygen in the Boundless open textbook. ... A
chemical element (symbol O) with an atomic number of 8 and atomic mass of ...
Element Oxygen (O), Group 16, Atomic Number 8, p-block, Mass 15.999. Sources
, facts ... Royal Society of Chemistry - Periodic table ... Uses and properties ...
Oxygen is by far the most abundant element in the Earth's crust. Nearly ....
Oxygen's most important chemical property is that it supports combustion. That is,