Elastic Modulus of Calcium (Ca) + Sources, Name Origin ...

One important property is the elastic modulus which tell us something about a material's resistance (even for Calcium). Ok, so what is the elastic modulus of an atom of Ca?

Note: Learn more about the elastic modulus here.

In the case of Calcium, the elastic modulus is 21 10³ MPa. Ok now let's dive into the facts about Calcium that people don't know...

Calcium Facts

Calcium Elastic Modulus

21 10³ MPa

Atomic Number

20

Learn more about the atomic number.

Sources

Obtained from minerals like chalk, limestone & marble. Pure metal is produced by replacing the calcium in lime (calcium carbonate, CaCO3) with aluminium in hot, low pressure retorts.

Atomic Mass

40,078

Learn more about the atomic mass.

Uses

Used by many forms of life to make shells and bones. Virtually no use for the pure metal, however two of its compounds are, lime (CaO) and gypsum (CaSO4), are in great demand by a number of industries.

Description

Fairly hard, silvery-white metal. Fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust (41,500 ppm). Occurs only in compounds.

Atomic Symbol

Ca

Name Origin

Latin: calx, calcis (lime).

State at 20 °C

Solid

Discovery

Discovered By: Sir Humphrey Davy
Year: 1808
Location: England

Want to learn more details and data about Calcium (Ca)? Check my Elements Comprehensive List.

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