Calcium Valence Electron Statistics

The valence electron in a calcium atom is located in the 4s orbital with a statistical probability of 1, based on its electron configuration as [Ar] 4s².

Statistic 1

"Calcium is the 5th most abundant element in the Earth's crust."

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Statistic 2

"About 3% of the mass of the human body is made up of calcium."

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"99% of calcium is stored in the bones and teeth in adults."

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"Dairy products are the richest dietary sources of calcium, contributing over 60% of the calcium in the North American food supply."

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"Calcium has an atomic number of 20."

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"The melting point of calcium is 842 degrees Celsius."

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"The boiling point of calcium is 1484 degrees Celsius."

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Statistic 8

"The atomic weight of calcium is 40.078 atomic mass units."

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Statistic 9

"Calcium’s name is derived from a Latin word meaning ‘lime’."

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Statistic 10

"Calcium plays a key role in plant and animal metabolism, regulating cell processes, transmitting genetic information, controlling muscle and nerve function."

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