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Facts about Calcium

Facts about Calcium

Interesting Facts
  • Calcium ranks 5th rank in the list of earth’s abundance Percentage.
  • It is found in the compound state.
  • Gypsum or calcium sulfate is used as plaster and plaster of paris.

Sources
Earth's crust, Found in Minerals, Mining, Ores of Minerals

History of Calcium

Who Discovered
Humphry Davy

Discovery
In 1808

Abundance of Calcium

Abundance In Universe
0.01 %
3
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Abundance In Sun
0.01 %
5
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Abundance In Meteorites
1.10 %
4
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Abundance In Earth's Crust
5.00 %
3
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Abundance In Oceans
0.00 %
5
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Abundance In Humans
1.40 %
1
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