Calcium is a very important element to human physiology, as calcium-phosphate salts form the basis for the creation of bones. Calcium in its pure form is referred to as "the white element" and is kept sealed in underground chambers due to the hazards involved in its handling.
|Atomic mass||40.1 amu|
|Date of discovery||1808|
|Name of discoverer||Sir Humphrey Davy|
|Name origin||From the Latin calcis.|
|Uses||Calcium is one of the primary elements in bones, shells, etc. Taking Calcium internally can promote bone growth.|
|Obtained from||Chalk, limestone, marble, vitamin to promote bone growth.|