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But there's only one "I" in aluminum.
Is that how y'all say it or is that how y'all write it? Or both?
Look up how "ium" is used in the naming of elemental metals... as in "lithium" and "calcium".
Technically, from an astrophysical standpoint, anything heavier than helium is classified as a metal.
Can you figure out why helium ends with "ium"?