Boron (B) Element's Properties and Facts

Element Name : Boron Boron
Symbol : B
Presence in:
1. 70 kg Person : 18 mg
2. Body : 0.000069 %
3. Earth Crust : 0.00086 %
4. Earth Ocean : 0.00044 %
5. Universe : 0.0000001 %
Properties:
1. Atomic Number : 5
2. Atomic Weight : 10.811
3. Group : 13
4. Period : 2
5. Block : p
6. Density : 2.46 g/cm3
7. Melting Point : 2349 K
8. Boiling Point : 4200 K
9. Electron Form : 1s2 2s2 2p1
10. State of matter : Solid
11. Color : White crystalline deposits in desert areas.
Other Facts:
1. Area of Presence in Body : Skeletons
2. Existence in type of Foods : Apples, beans, beer, carrots, cider, grains, grapes, leafy vegetables, legumes, nuts, pears, raisons, some drinking water supplies.
3. Diseases : Low amount of boron decreases brain activity and results in poor bone development.
4. Health Uses : Regulates the level of calcium in the body
5. Adult consumption / day : 1 or 2 mg
6. Children consumption / day : Nil
7. Natural Form : Borax, sodium borate or kernite (another form of sodium borate), colemanite or calcium borate and ulexite or sodium calcium borate
8. Other Forms : Nil
9. Source Place : Turkey and the United States
10. Common Uses : The most important use of boron is still in glass manufacture. Agriculture, fire retardants, soaps and detergents rely on boron compounds.
 

Elements in the Human Body

P/G
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
5
6
57 - 71
7
89 - 103
Lanthanide
Actinide
The color of the atomic number indicates the state of matter at standard conditions (0°C and 1 atm)
Solids     Liquids     Gases     Unknown

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