The Element Calcium

By Sophia S period 5

Periodic Table info

Atomic #: 20

Atomic Symbol: Ca

Atomic Mass: 40.078 amu

Group & Period: G: 2 P: 4


History, Where it can be found, Physical Properties, numbers of protons,neutron,electrons.

When Discovered: 1808

Who Discovered: Sir Humphrey Davy

Where is it?: In Minerals of Sedimentary, Igneous, and Metamorphic rocks.

5 ways it is used: To make hydrogen, to make milk, life form for bones, life form for shells, and in stalagtites.

Protons: 20

Electrons: 20

Neutrons: 20

Physical Properties: Metal, Soft, Silvery Metallic Color, Density: 1.55 g/cm3

Pics of Calcium

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5 Ways You Use It

1. To make hydrogen.

2. As a reducing agent for the preperation of metals like zinconium, uranium, thorium, etc.

3. To form staligtites and staligmites.

4. To make mortar and plaster.

5. Used as a cheap base for chemical industries.

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