Atomic#- 28 Symbol- Ni
Density-8.90g/cm3 Melting point-1728
Boiling point- 3186 Atomic Radius-1.62
Electron configuration-1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 3d10 4s1 Ionization energy-76398
Ion charge-Ni2+ Electronegativity- 14.6
Nickel was discovered by Axel Fredrik Constedt in 1751. Axel discovered it by mining. A modern technology to isolate nickel is by using microbial resources.
Nickel in German means "old nick" a name for the devil.
The U.S five cent coin the "nickel" is composed of 75% copper and 25% nickel.