Potassium is the chemical element with atomic number 19. Its symbol is K and derives from the initial of the Latin name kalium. It is a soft, silvery-white alkali metal that occurs naturally combined with other elements in both seawater and many minerals. It oxidizes quickly in the air and is very reactive, especially with water; it is very similar to sodium due to its chemical behavior. This is an easily flammable and corrosive element.
Potassium is very light, silvery white in color, second in order of lightness after lithium; it is even less dense than water. As a metal it is so soft that it can be easily cut with a knife; the cool surfaces show a silvery color that disappears quickly in contact with the air. For this great ease of reaction, metallic potassium must be preserved in mineral oil.
Some foods with high potassium concentrations are:
- white beans (561 mg / 100 g)
- dehydrated apricots (1260 mg / 100 g)
- raw spinach (558 mg / 100 g)
- baked potatoes in their skins (535 mg / 100 g)
- avocado (485 mg / 100 g)
- zucchini (264 mg / 100 g)
- white mushrooms (396 mg / 100 g)
- bananas (385 mg / 100 g)
- dried raisins (864 mg / 100 g)
- almonds (780 mg / 100 g)
How it is used:
- Potassium sulfate is used as a fertilizer.
- Potassium nitrate is used to make gunpowder.
- Potassium carbonate is used in the manufacture of glass.
- NaK, an alloy of sodium and potassium, is used as a heat transport medium.
- Potassium is an indispensable element for plant growth and is present in most types of soil.
- In animal cells, potassium ions are of vital importance and there is a protein called the sodium-potassium pump that regulates its concentration.
- Potassium chloride is used to make low sodium table salt; it is also used to stop the heart, both in cardiac surgery and in death by lethal injection.
- Potassium canrenoate is used in medicine for diuretic or antiandrogenic purposes.
- Many potassium salts find applications. They include bromide, carbonate, chloride, chromate, dichromate and cyanide.
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