Calcium Faith Kammer 3rd period

Calcium

Symbol for Calcium is Ca

The name is called Calcium

Atomic Number 40.078

Protons has 20, Electrons has 20, Neutrons has 20

Calcium is a solid

Solid

It was discovered by Humphry David

Humphry Davy

Calcium metal is used as a reducing agent in preparing other metals such as thorium and uranium. It is also used as an alloying agent for aluminium, beryllium, copper, lead and magnesium alloys.

Some facts about Calcium everyday Health, 99% of the calcium in our bodies is also stored in the teeth and bones. The rest of the integral mineral is stored in other areas where it is needed such as in the fluid between body cells, blood, and muscle.

Calcium plays a very important role in many bodily functions. It helps build stronger, denser bones and keeps bones healthy later in life

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Created with images by James St. John - "Lapis lazuli (lazuritic metamorphite) (Sar-e-Sang Deposit, Sakhi Formation, Precambrian, 2.4-2.7 Ga (?); Sar-e-Sang Mining District, Hindu-Kush Mountains, Afghanistan) 2" • fdecomite - "Calcium" • James St. John - "Galena-dolomite (Big Bear Orebody, Fletcher Mine, Reynolds County, Missouri, USA) 4" • University of Exeter - "Humphry Davy"

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