The natural abundance of chemical elements on a carbonaceous meteorite by weight of their atoms in ppb (parts per billion; reference value: one billion). Real values can deviate strongly from the information given.

ElementAbundanceMass (1 t)Price
8OOxygen4.1·108 ppb41 %410 kg63 USD
26FeIron2.2·108 ppb22 %220 kg93 USD
14SiSilicon1.4·108 ppb14 %140 kg230 USD
12MgMagnesium1.2·108 ppb12 %120 kg270 USD
16SSulfur4.1·107 ppb4.1 %41 kg3.7 USD
1HHydrogen2.4·107 ppb2.4 %24 kg33 USD
6CCarbon1.5·107 ppb1.5 %15 kg1.8 USD
28NiNickel1.3·107 ppb1.3 %13 kg180 USD
20CaCalcium1.1·107 ppb1.1 %11 kg25 USD
13AlAluminum9.3·106 ppb0.93 %9.29 kg16 USD
11NaSodium5.6·106 ppb0.56 %5.6 kg16 USD
24CrChromium3.1·106 ppb0.31 %3.1 kg29 USD
25MnManganese2.8·106 ppb0.28 %2.8 kg5 USD
7NNitrogen1.4·106 ppb0.14 %1.4 kg0.19 USD
15PPhosphorus1.1·106 ppb0.11 %1.1 kg2.9 USD
19KPotassium710,000 ppb0.071 %710 g9.1 USD
27CoCobalt600,000 ppb0.06 %600 g19 USD
22TiTitanium550,000 ppb0.055 %550 g6.2 USD
17ClChlorine380,000 ppb0.038 %380 g0.031 USD
30ZnZinc180,000 ppb0.018 %180 g0.45 USD
29CuCopper110,000 ppb0.011 %110 g0.66 USD
9FFluorine89,000 ppb0.0089 %89 g0.17 USD
23VVanadium62,000 ppb0.0062 %62 g23 USD
32GeGermanium21,000 ppb0.0021 %20.9 g20 USD
34SeSelenium13,000 ppb0.0013 %13 g0.27 USD
38SrStrontium8,900 ppb8.9·10-4 %8.9 g0.058 USD
31GaGallium7,800 ppb7.8·10-4 %7.8 g1.1 USD
40ZrZirconium6,700 ppb6.7·10-4 %6.7 g0.24 USD
21ScScandium6,500 ppb6.5·10-4 %6.5 g22 USD
37RbRubidium3,300 ppb3.3·10-4 %3.3 g51 USD
56BaBarium2,800 ppb2.8·10-4 %2.8 g7.2·10-4 USD
52TeTellurium2,100 ppb2.1·10-4 %2.09 g0.13 USD
39YYttrium1,900 ppb1.9·10-4 %1.9 g0.058 USD
33AsArsenic1,800 ppb1.8·10-4 %1.79 g0.002 USD
3LiLithium1,700 ppb1.7·10-4 %1.7 g0.14 USD
5BBoron1,600 ppb1.6·10-4 %1.59 g0.0058 USD
82PbLead1,400 ppb1.4·10-4 %1.4 g0.0028 USD
35BrBromine1,200 ppb1.2·10-4 %1.2 g0.0052 USD
42MoMolybdenum1,200 ppb1.2·10-4 %1.2 g0.048 USD
50SnTin1,200 ppb1.2·10-4 %1.2 g0.022 USD
78PtPlatinum1,000 ppb1·10-4 %1 g27 USD
44RuRuthenium830 ppb8.3·10-5 %830 mg8.7 USD
58CeCerium760 ppb7.6·10-5 %760 mg0.0035 USD
46PdPalladium670 ppb6.7·10-5 %670 mg33 USD
76OsOsmium670 ppb6.7·10-5 %670 mg8 USD
77IrIridium550 ppb5.5·10-5 %550 mg30 USD
60NdNeodymium510 ppb5.1·10-5 %510 mg0.029 USD
48CdCadmium450 ppb4.5·10-5 %450 mg0.0012 USD
57LaLanthanum290 ppb2.9·10-5 %290 mg0.0014 USD
66DyDysprosium280 ppb2.8·10-5 %280 mg0.085 USD
53IIodine260 ppb2.6·10-5 %260 mg0.009 USD
80HgMercury250 ppb2.5·10-5 %250 mg0.0075 USD
64GdGadolinium230 ppb2.3·10-5 %230 mg0.0065 USD
41NbNiobium190 ppb1.9·10-5 %190 mg0.013 USD
45RhRhodium180 ppb1.8·10-5 %180 mg26 USD
68ErErbium180 ppb1.8·10-5 %180 mg0.0047 USD
70YbYtterbium180 ppb1.8·10-5 %180 mg0.003 USD
62SmSamarium170 ppb1.7·10-5 %170 mg0.0023 USD
72HfHafnium170 ppb1.7·10-5 %170 mg0.15 USD
79AuGold170 ppb1.7·10-5 %170 mg7.6 USD
47AgSilver140 ppb1.4·10-5 %140 mg0.072 USD
55CsCaesium140 ppb1.4·10-5 %140 mg8.6 USD
51SbAntimony120 ppb1.2·10-5 %120 mg6.9·10-4 USD
74WTungsten120 ppb1.2·10-5 %120 mg0.0042 USD
59PrPraseodymium100 ppb1·10-5 %100 mg0.01 USD
81TlThallium80 ppb8·10-6 %80 mg0.33 USD
83BiBismuth70 ppb7·10-6 %70 mg4.4·10-4 USD
63EuEuropium60 ppb6·10-6 %60 mg0.0018 USD
67HoHolmium60 ppb6·10-6 %60 mg0.0034 USD
75ReRhenium50 ppb5·10-6 %50 mg0.17 USD
49InIndium45 ppb4.5·10-6 %45 mg0.0075 USD
65TbTerbium40 ppb4·10-6 %40 mg0.026 USD
90ThThorium40 ppb4·10-6 %40 mg0.011 USD
4BeBeryllium30 ppb3·10-6 %30 mg0.025 USD
69TmThulium30 ppb3·10-6 %30 mg0.09 USD
71LuLutetium30 ppb3·10-6 %30 mg0.019 USD
73TaTantalum20 ppb2·10-6 %20 mg0.0061 USD
92UUranium10 ppb1·10-6 %10 mg0.001 USD