Tantalum (Ta) Element's Properties and Facts

Element Name : Tantalum Tantalum
Symbol : Ta
Presence in:
1. 70 kg Person : 0.2 mg
2. Body : 0 %
3. Earth Crust : 0.00017 %
4. Earth Ocean : 0.0000000002 %
5. Universe : 0.000000008 %
Properties:
1. Atomic Number : 73
2. Atomic Weight : 180.94788
3. Group : 5
4. Period : 6
5. Block : d
6. Density : 16.69 g/cm3
7. Melting Point : 3290 K
8. Boiling Point : 5731 K
9. Electron Form : [Xe] 4f14 5d3 6s2
10. State of matter : Solid
11. Color : Grayish-blue
Other Facts:
1. Area of Presence in Body : Nil
2. Existence in type of Foods : Nil
3. Diseases : Nil
4. Health Uses : It is used in artificial hips, knees, and other joints. Pins, screws, staples, and other devices used to holds bones together are also made of tantalum alloys.
5. Adult consumption / day : Nil
6. Children consumption / day : Nil
7. Natural Form : Columbite, tantalite, niobium, samarskite and microlite.
8. Other Forms : Nil
9. Source Place : Australia, Brazil, Germany, Thailand, Canada and Central Africa.
10. Common Uses : Used in making capacitors. It is also used in medical and dental applications.
 

Elements in the Human Body

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2
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5
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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)
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