Alkaline Metals

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Alkaline Earth - Characteristics - Chemical
... The alkaline earth metals are all silver-colored, soft, and have relatively low densities, melting points, and boiling points ... In chemical terms, all of the alkaline metals react with the halogens to form the alkaline earth metal halides, all of which ionic crystalline compounds (exc ... All the alkaline earth metals except beryllium also react with water to form strongly alkaline hydroxides and thus should be handled with great care ...

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