Calcium (Ca) Element's Properties and Facts

Element Name : Calcium Calcium
Symbol : Ca
Presence in:
1. 70 kg Person : 1.0 kg
2. Body : 1.5 %
3. Earth Crust : 5 %
4. Earth Ocean : 0.00042 %
5. Universe : 0.007 %
Properties:
1. Atomic Number : 20
2. Atomic Weight : 40.078
3. Group : 2
4. Period : 4
5. Block : s
6. Density : 1.55 g/cm3
7. Melting Point : 1115 K
8. Boiling Point : 1757 K
9. Electron Form : [Ar] 4s2
10. State of matter : Solid
11. Color : Silivery-white or gray
Other Facts:
1. Area of Presence in Body : Bones, Teeth
2. Existence in type of Foods : Dairy products, green leafy vegetables
3. Diseases : High blood pressure, muscle cramp and osteoporosis (reduced bone density)
4. Health Uses : Helps in making bones and teeth hard. It also helps control the way the heart beats.
5. Adult consumption / day : 1200 mg
6. Children consumption / day : 210 mg
7. Natural Form : Calcium carbonate, dolomite, calcite and gypsum
8. Other Forms : Nil
9. Source Place : Nil
10. Common Uses : Used to make bulb and cement
 

Elements in the Human Body

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2
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5
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18
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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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