figure 3 6 average elemental proportions in earth s crust which is close to the average position chemical elements in the crust position of the crust for larger image elemental position of the earth s crust major elements in the earth crust abundance atom fraction of the chemical elements in earth s upper continental crust as a function of atomic number the rarest elements in the crust oxygen is the most abundant element in the crust which is the most abundant element in the earth s crust oxygen 45 elemental position of the earth s crust elemental position of the earth s crust n the most abundant element in the lithosphere of the earth is oxygen position of the crust mystery at the core of the earth feldspar in rocks earth and atmosphere cutaway ilration the layers of the atmosphere are from outside to inside abundance of elements in the earth the dominance of oxygen and silicon in the earth s crust gaurantees that most igneous rocks are made up of silicate minerals the main differences in the figure 2 paring the elemental position by weight in percent for the most abundant elements in the human body a to the earth s crust and b to the layers of the earth oceanic crust enter image description here 2 we have 2 ways of dividing earth s layers life reflects the overall elemental abundance of the earth and the specifically the elements found at the surface the internal structure of earth chemical position of earth s crust the position of earth rocks in the earth s crust ratures and or chemical reaction while still in the solid state two mon types are marble which es from limestone and slate that es from crustal abundances of elements of atomic numbers 1 to 93 elemental abundance in the earth s crust copyright 2016 american chemical society do you know the elements that make up your body crust position jpg 81840 bytes data on the earth s interior 2 8 fold oves felep jpg an and ranges of elemental concentrations of worldwide earth crust in in μg what are the three chemical layers of the earth diagram showing the oceanic crust at the island of hawaii and at the great valley of name two significant differences between the elemental position of earth s crust and the elemental position of the human body layers of differing physical properties video thumbnail elemental abundance in the earth s crust copyright 2016 american chemical society