Calcium is probably the answer you seek.
However, it also has a lot of phosphorus as well as zinc, potassium, iron, magnesium, manganese and traces of copper, selenium and strontium.
Asked in Geology, Rocks and Minerals
Is bone a mineral?
Bone is made of calcium, calcium is a mineral. But animal / human bone is still not a mineral. a mineral is 1. naturally formed, 2. inorganic 3. solid 4. with a specific chemical composition and 5. has characteristic crystal structure so a bone violates the second and fith characteristics ...
Asked in Animal Life
What is a conch made of?
I would say ceramic, since they crawl in the sand, but any living thing, as well as bones are made out of carbon. So if you can relate a conch to the bone then the inorganic composition of bone (bone mineral) is formed from carbonated hydroxyapatite. ...
Asked in Inventions, History of China
How was Chinese porcelain invented?
white clay or Kaolin (which is a clay mineral with the chemical composition Al2Si2O5(OH)4). Other materials mixed with China clay to make porcelain clay have included feldspar, ball-clay, glass, bone ash, steatite, quartz, petuntse and alabaster. ...