Silicon (Si) Element's Properties and Facts

Element Name : Silicon Silicon
Symbol : Si
Presence in:
1. 70 kg Person : 1.0 g
2. Body : 0.002 %
3. Earth Crust : 27 %
4. Earth Ocean : 0.0001 %
5. Universe : 0.07 %
Properties:
1. Atomic Number : 14
2. Atomic Weight : 28.0855
3. Group : 14
4. Period : 3
5. Block : p
6. Density : 2.33 g/cm3
7. Melting Point : 1687 K
8. Boiling Point : 3538 K
9. Electron Form : [Ne] 3s2 3p2
10. State of matter : Solid
11. Color : Gray color and a metallic luster.
Other Facts:
1. Area of Presence in Body : Hair, Skin, Nails And Bones
2. Existence in type of Foods : Wheat
3. Diseases : Wrinkles, dry skin, dull lifeless hair, and brittle nails and bones
4. Health Uses : Helps in maintaining healthier, younger looking, more radiant skin, hair and nails.
5. Adult consumption / day : 20 - 50 mg
6. Children consumption / day : Nil
7. Natural Form : Silicates, quartz
8. Other Forms : Nil
9. Source Place : United States, Norway, Russia, Brazil, Canada and number of other countries.
10. Common Uses : Used in electronic devices, Welding, construction of large buildings, bridges and transportation vehicles such as ships and trains.
 

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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