semimetal

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semimetal

(ˌsɛmɪˈmɛtəl)
n
an element with properties both of a metal and of a non-metal; a metalloida metal that is not (fully) malleable
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The company's operational backbone is its widespread collection system spread across 22 states of the country, and its innovative, proprietary technology, currently patent-pending, that extracts precious and semi metals and also recycles hazardous materials emanating from electronic and electrical appliances.
Colour coded the different group of elements, keeping in mind that our alkali metals would be blue, our alkali earth light green, our transitional metals yellow, our semi metals brown (or close to brown), our gaseous halogens light green alongside our noble gases and finally our two liquids at room temperature blue.