Phosphorus (P) Element's Properties and Facts

Element Name : Phosphorus Phosphorus
Symbol : P
Presence in:
1. 70 kg Person : 780 g
2. Body : 1.1 %
3. Earth Crust : 0.099 %
4. Earth Ocean : 0.000007 %
5. Universe : 0.0007 %
Properties:
1. Atomic Number : 15
2. Atomic Weight : 30.973762
3. Group : 15
4. Period : 3
5. Block : p
6. Density : 1.823 g/cm3
7. Melting Point : 317.35 K
8. Boiling Point : 553.15 K
9. Electron Form : [Ne] 3s2 3p3
10. State of matter : Solid
11. Color : White, yellow, red, violet and black.
Other Facts:
1. Area of Presence in Body : Urine, Bones
2. Existence in type of Foods : B complex vitamins, Beef Fillet Steak, Brazil Nuts, Cheddar Cheese, Chicken and Milk
3. Diseases : Anemia (a low red blood cell count), confusion, increased risk of infection, osteomalacia (softening of the bones) and weakness
4. Health Uses : It is a part of DNA, RNA, ATP, and the phospholipids that form all cell membranes. Hence it is important for life.
5. Adult consumption / day : 1250 mg
6. Children consumption / day : 100 mg
7. Natural Form : Phosphate rock
8. Other Forms : Nil
9. Source Place : United States, North Carolina, Florida, Idaho, Utah, Morocco, China, Russia, Tunisia, Jordan, and Israel.
10. Common Uses : Used in fertilizers for agriculture, ordinary wood, paper safety matches and making detergents.
 

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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