Magnesium Facts

Magnesium is amongst the most vital existing elements due to its unique characteristics and diverse applications in varied industries. Magnesium is categorized as:

- Eighth most abundant in earth’s crust
- Ninth most abundant in the universe
- Present in the composition of over 60 minerals of the earth, few of which are commercially available
- Fairly strong, with a silver-white color
- Eleventh most abundant in the human body by weight
- Nonexistent on earth as a free element
- Third most used metal after iron and aluminum
- Two-thirds the density of aluminum,