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8.6: 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 \(\sf{\PageIndex{1}}\).


    Figure \(\sf{\PageIndex{1}}\). Position of the alkaline earth metals in the periodic table. Adapted from the periodic table at

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    Stephen Contakes, Westmont College