Chemical elements

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A chemical element is a species of atoms that have a given number of protons in their nuclei, including the pure substance consisting only of that species. Unlike chemical compounds, chemical elements cannot be broken down into simpler substances by any chemical reaction.

Chemical elements[edit | edit source]

The following is a non-comprehensive list of chemical elements:

Metals[edit | edit source]

Metalloids[edit | edit source]

Nonmetals[edit | edit source]

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