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The region in which main metals are found in earth is called 1.Atomophil 2.Lithophil 3.calcophil 4.siderophil

The region in which main metals are  found in earth is called


1.Atomophil


2.Lithophil


3.calcophil


4.siderophil

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AKASH GOYAL AskiitiansExpert-IITD
419 Points
12 years ago

Dear Yash

Earth structure according to Goldschmidt Kuhn and Rittman

Fig:  Earth structure according to (a) Goldschmidt (b) Kuhn and Rittman

Layer Elements present
Metallic core (Siderophil) Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, Cu, Ru, Rh, Pd, Ag, Re, Os, Ir, Pt, Au
Sulphide layer (Chalcophil) P, S, Zn, Ga, Ge, As, Se, Cd, In, Sn, Sb, Te, Hg, Tl, Pb, Bi
Silicate layer (Lithophil) Chlorides, sulphate and carbonates of Li, Na, K, Rb, Cs, Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba. Silicates and oxides of Be, Al, Si, Y, La, Ac, Ti, Zr, Hf, Th, V, Cr, Mo, W, U
Atmosphere (Atmophil) F, Cl, Br, I, B, C, Si, N, O and rare gases

 hence the answer is 4 siderophil

All the best.

AKASH GOYAL

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