For questions about the alkaline earth metals (group 2), their compounds, and their physical and chemical properties.

The alkaline earth metals are six chemical elements in group 2 of the periodic table. They are beryllium ($\ce{Be}$), magnesium ($\ce{Mg}$), calcium ($\ce{Ca}$), strontium ($\ce{Sr}$), barium ($\ce{Ba}$), and radium ($\ce{Ra}$).

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