Within the Periodic Table the element Oxygen has symbol 'O' and atomic number 8. By mass, oxygen is the third-most abundant element in the universe. It is important for almost all life in the diatomic form O2 and is linked with Carbon in the key gas CO2, causing global warming and climate change.
The name derives from the Greek roots ὀξύς oxys, "acid", literally "sharp", referring to the sour taste of acids, and γενής genes, "producer", because at the time of naming, it was mistakenly thought that all acids required oxygen in their composition.
Displayed are symbol, name, atomic number (above left) and atomic weight.
This product shows the element in a classic style with typeface Times New Roman. Pantone®Greenery, referring to the non-metal group to which the element belongs.
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