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Na 11

Abundance: 2.4%

Sodium, periodic table Na, is a solid metal. It has 11 protons, and its most common isotope is Na23, with 12 neutrons.

Sodium[1] should be present in many salts and minerals on the surface of Mars, and has been detected by the rovers (reference needed).

Sodium represents 0,2% of the composition of the human body. It is therefore an important requirements for a Martian settlement.

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