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O 8

Abundance: 0.13% (atmosphere)

Oxygen (periodic table symbol: O8) is a chemical element that can be found in the atmosphere and in several minerals on Mars.

Biological significance

The metabolism of human beings, animals and various microbes depends on oxygen. The atmosphere of Mars contains only 0.2 % oxygen, which is not enough for living.


Oxygen can be produced