|Atomic mass||27.0 amu|
|Date of discovery||1825|
|Name of discoverer||Hans Christian Oersted|
|Name origin||From the Latin alumen.|
|Uses||Aluminium is a very strong metal yet it is lightweight. It has many uses such as in airplanes, automobiles, and soda cans.|
Aluminium, or Aluminum, is an abundant metal (second only to silicon in the Earth's crust) which is commonly used in packaging, housing materials, appliances, as a structural material for vehicles as well as many other uses. Despite its abundance and usefulness, aluminum has only commonly been in use for about a century.