family history antimony

  • History: Antimony Metal - The Balance

    History of Antimony Early Egyptians used forms of antimony in cosmetics and medicines around 5000 years ago. Ancient Greek doctors prescribed antimony powders for the treatment of skin disorders, and during the Middle Ages antimony was of interest to the alchemist who gave the element its own symbol.

  • Antimony - Wikipedia

    Antimony is a chemical element with the symbolSb (from Latin: stibium) and atomic number 51. A lustrous gray metalloid, it is found in nature mainly as the sulfide mineral stibnit