Strontium is softer than calcium and decomposes in water more vigorously. It does not absorb nitrogen below 380°C. Freshly cut strontium has a silvery appearance, but rapidly turns a yellowish color with the formation of the oxide.
Melting point: 777 °C Boiling point: 1382 °C
A solid piece of material with no defined shape.Pieces are larger than granules.