Pure aluminum, a silvery-white metal, possesses many desirable characteristics. It is light, it is nonmagnetic and nonsparking, stands second among metals in the scale of malleability, and sixth in ductility.
Melting point: 660.32 °C Boiling point: 2519 °C
A foil is a thin sheet of pure metal. Given its fragile nature, some foils have protective coatings.