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8.5: Group 2, The Alkaline Earth Metals

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    The alkaline earth metals

    The alkaline earth metals comprise the elements Be through Ra in group 2 of the periodic table, as show in Figure \(\sf{\PageIndex{1}}\).

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    Figure \(\sf{\PageIndex{1}}\). Position of the alkaline earth metals in the periodic table. Adapted from the periodic table at https://chem.libretexts.org/Bookshelves/General_Chemistry/Map%3A_Chemistry_-_The_Central_Science_(Brown_et_al.)/02._Atoms%2C_Molecules%2C_and_Ions/2.5%3A_The_Periodic_Table.

    Contributors and Attributions

    Stephen Contakes, Westmont College


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