(Gr. bromos, stench) Discovered by Balard in 1826, but not prepared in quantity until1860.
A member of the halogen group of elements, it is obtained from natural brines fromwells in Michigan and Arkansas. Little bromine is extracted today from seawater, whichcontains only about 85 ppm.
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