Barium (Ba) is a chemical element #56. It is an alkaline earth metal often swallowed to take pictures of the digestive tract.


Key Facts:

Melting Point: 1,341 °F
Boiling Point: 3,447 °F
Atomic Number: 56
Phase: Solid
Standard Atomic Mass: 137.33

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