Magnesium Fast Facts

Topic

Geology / Mineral Formation

Type of Resource

Fact Sheet

Fast Facts

Year Level

Years 7-10

Subject

Science

SOSE

Sector

Energy & Renewables

Resources for

Students & Teachers

Australian Curriculum Content Statements
v9.0
v8.4

Introduction

Magnesium is used as an alloying agent to make aluminium magnesium alloys, and processed to make magnesium powder which is used in the manufacturing of fireworks and marine flares.
In this fact sheet some fast facts on this resource are provided.