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Periodic Table: 51 Antimony

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Strip by: David Morgan-Mar, Andrew Coker

T-Rex: T-Rex presents The Periodic Table:
T-Rex: 51 ANTIMONY
T-Rex: A grey metalloid found mostly as a sulphide ore. This was ground to powder to make kohl[1], used as a cosmetic as far back as Ancient Egypt.
T-Rex: Cleopatra liked using it a lot.
Utahraptor: Cool.
T-Rex: Unfortunately, it's toxic, and affected her mind, causing her to commit suicide with an asp.
Utahraptor: Yikes!
T-Rex: Thus ends the tragedy of Antimony and Cleopatra.
T-Rex: Forsooth.

The author writes:

[1] Kohl, Wikipedia.

Also, Billy Idol can't wear kohl, otherwise there would be a dangerous annihilation reaction.