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Calcium Research Paper

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Hi I’m Calcium I have 20 protons, 20 electrons, and 20 neutrons. My atomic number is 20 and my atomic mass number is 40. My number of electrons in energy level is 20 and my energy level number is 20. Also the period number I belong in for the periodic table is 4. The discovery name is Humphry Davy and he was the one that made me. The year that I was discovered was 1808 and the country they decided to discover me was in England. My element symbol is Ca. The representative groups and family I belong in is 2, Alkaline and also the symbols of the other family members is Be, Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba, and Ra. I have 24 isotopes however, the most stable isotopes in calcium is Ca 42, Ca 44, Ca 46, and Ca 48. The type of element I am is a metal because calcium is a chemical. The state of…show more content…
Even though calcium has been known for thousands years it wasn’t purified and identified as an element until 1808 by Humphrey Davy of England. Calcium isn’t just used for making strong bones it’s also used to remove nonmetal from different metals mixes. Calcium compounds are most commonly found in sedimentary rocks such as limestone, chalk, and marbles where I carbonate minerals. I’m the fifth most abundant element in the earth’s crust and makes up more than 3% of the crust. Calcium does not occur as the metal itself in nature, also calcium is found in various mineral. My cost pure is 20 dollars. I react slowly in water because the calcium melt sinks in water and after an hour it bubbles of hydrogen are stuck to the surface of the metal. I’m useful in the world because I keep everyone strong and healthy. The rest of the calcium in your body plays key roles in cell signaling, blood clotting, muscle contraction and nerve function. If calcium wasn’t useful in our life than none of us would be healthy and
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