Here is the Earth Scientist's Periodic Table of the Elements. It shows all of the elements that actually occur in elemental form in nature. If this doesn't seem like much of a table, that's why a table of the ions is so important.

        With the weakly colored fields, I've tried to show how the native elements travel together in alloys. In contrast, at the upper right are the native elements of the atmosphere.

        At this point, we've seen the entire table, and you may want to jump to the conclusion slide of this presentation. However, if you can handle some pure chemistry, people often ask if this new table offers anything not geochemical but more strictly chemical. In answer, . . . .  

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