Cadmium (Cd) Element's Properties and Facts

Element Name : Cadmium Cadmium
Symbol : Cd
Presence in:
1. 70 kg Person : 50 mg
2. Body : 0.000072 %
3. Earth Crust : 0.000015 %
4. Earth Ocean : 0.000000005 %
5. Universe : 0.0000002 %
Properties:
1. Atomic Number : 48
2. Atomic Weight : 112.411
3. Group : 12
4. Period : 5
5. Block : d
6. Density : 8.65 g/cm3
7. Melting Point : 594.22 K
8. Boiling Point : 1040 K
9. Electron Form : [ Kr ] 4d10 5s2
10. State of matter : Solid
11. Color : Bluish white
Other Facts:
1. Area of Presence in Body : Nil
2. Existence in type of Foods : Shellfish, liver, kidney meats and contaminated water.
3. Diseases : itai-itai, Lung cancer
4. Health Uses : Nil
5. Adult consumption / day : Nil
6. Children consumption / day : Nil
7. Natural Form : Greenockite(cadmium sulfide), cadmoselite(cadmium selinide) and otavite (cadmium carbonate).
8. Other Forms : Nil
9. Source Place : Canada, Japan, Australia, Mexico, Belgium, the United States, China, Kazakhstan, Peru and Germany.
10. Common Uses : Used in electroplating of steel and nickel-cadmium (nicad) batteries.
 

Elements in the Human Body

P/G
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
1
 
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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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