|Origin of Name
||From the Latin word Gallia, the old name of France
|Date and Place of Discovery
||In 1875 in France
||Paul Emile Lecoq de Boisbaudran
- It does not exist in free form in nature and there aren't any minerals with a lot
of gallium in them.
- It is found in bauxite,
sphalerite. It also can be found in
- Dmitri Mendeleev predicted and described its existence even before it was discovered. He
called it "eka-aluminum" because of its position on his periodic table.
- Wrist watches
- Solar panels
- Glass or porcelain manufacture
- Converts electricity into coherent light