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Visualizing the abundance of elements in the Earth’s crust

The Earth has many layers. Image:  Guillaume de Germain/Unsplash

Nicholas LePan

Mining Editor, Visual Capitlaist

Bruno Venditti

Writer, Visual Capitalist

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Oxygen, silicon, iron and aluminum are the most abundant elements in the Earth's crust, accounting for 88.1% of its mass. Image: Visual Capitalist

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Oxygen has the highest share of mass in the Earth's crust. Image: Visual Capitalist

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