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Holidays 2017

December 23, 2017

Geological strata Christmas tree

Tikalon is on a year's end holiday, celebrating Christmas on Monday, December 25, 2016, and New Year's Day on Monday, January 1, 2018.

Our next article will be posted on Monday, January 8, 2017.

The major elements of the Earth's crust (see table), arrayed as ornaments on a Christmas tree image of a rock formation near the village of Agios Pavlos, Crete.

(Created using Inkscape from a rock formation photo by Dieter Mueller, via Wikimedia Commons)

Element Weight %
Oxygen 46.6
Silicon 27.7
Aluminum 8.1
Iron 5.0
Calcium 3.6
Sodium 2.8
Potassium 2.6
Magnesium 2.1

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