Atomic Number: 25


Oxidation States: +2+3+4+7
Atomic Weight: 54.938049
Electrons: 2-8-13-2
Phase: Gas
M.P.: 1519 K
(1246 °C, 2275 °F)
B.P.: 2334 K
(2061 °C, 3742 °F)

Occurrence: 0.000031%
Manganese is essential to iron and steel production by virtue of its sulfur-fixing, deoxidizing, and alloying properties. Steelmaking, including its ironmaking component, has accounted for most manganese demand, presently in the range of 85% to 90% of the total demand.

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