By: Edward Jin
Fun Facts About Zinc
- Zinc is the 24th most common element in the earth's crust.
- Makes up around 0.0075% of earth's crust
- The U.S. penny is 98% Zinc
- Zinc powder is used in alkaline batteries
How can Zinc be Helpful in Life?
Benefits of Zinc
Zinc is used for treatment and prevention of zinc deficiency.Zinc deficiency can cause stunted growth and slow wound healing so it's important to have zinc in your body. People also apply zinc to the skin to prevent acne and zinc sulfate is used in products for eye irritation.