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

ElementAbundanceMass (1·1019 M☉)Price
1HHydrogen7.5·108 ppb75 %7.54·1018 M☉2·1049 USD
2HeHelium2.3·108 ppb23 %2.31·1018 M☉1.1·1050 USD
8OOxygen1·107 ppb1 %1·1017 M☉3·1046 USD
6CCarbon5·106 ppb0.5 %5.02·1016 M☉1.2·1046 USD
10NeNeon1.3·106 ppb0.13 %1.3·1016 M☉6.2·1048 USD
26FeIron1.1·106 ppb0.11 %1.1·1016 M☉9.3·1045 USD
7NNitrogen1·106 ppb0.1 %1·1016 M☉2.8·1045 USD
14SiSilicon700,000 ppb0.07 %7.03·1015 M☉2.3·1046 USD
12MgMagnesium600,000 ppb0.06 %6.03·1015 M☉2.7·1046 USD
16SSulfur500,000 ppb0.05 %5.02·1015 M☉9.2·1044 USD
18ArArgon200,000 ppb0.02 %2.01·1015 M☉3.7·1045 USD
20CaCalcium70,000 ppb0.007 %7.03·1014 M☉3.1·1045 USD
28NiNickel60,000 ppb0.006 %6.03·1014 M☉1.6·1046 USD
13AlAluminum50,000 ppb0.005 %5.02·1014 M☉1.7·1045 USD
11NaSodium20,000 ppb0.002 %2.01·1014 M☉1.2·1045 USD
24CrChromium15,000 ppb0.0015 %1.5·1014 M☉2.8·1045 USD
25MnManganese8,000 ppb8·10-4 %8.04·1013 M☉2.9·1044 USD
15PPhosphorus7,000 ppb7·10-4 %7.03·1013 M☉3.7·1044 USD
19KPotassium3,000 ppb3·10-4 %3.01·1013 M☉7.7·1044 USD
22TiTitanium3,000 ppb3·10-4 %3.01·1013 M☉6.8·1044 USD
27CoCobalt3,000 ppb3·10-4 %3.01·1013 M☉1.9·1045 USD
17ClChlorine1,000 ppb1·10-4 %1·1013 M☉1.6·1042 USD
23VVanadium1,000 ppb1·10-4 %1·1013 M☉7.4·1045 USD
9FFluorine400 ppb4·10-5 %4.02·1012 M☉1.5·1043 USD
30ZnZinc300 ppb3·10-5 %3.01·1012 M☉1.5·1043 USD
32GeGermanium200 ppb2·10-5 %2.01·1012 M☉3.8·1045 USD
29CuCopper60 ppb6·10-6 %6.03·1011 M☉7.2·1042 USD
40ZrZirconium50 ppb5·10-6 %5.02·1011 M☉3.6·1043 USD
36KrKrypton40 ppb4·10-6 %4.02·1011 M☉2.3·1044 USD
38SrStrontium40 ppb4·10-6 %4.02·1011 M☉5.2·1042 USD
21ScScandium30 ppb3·10-6 %3.01·1011 M☉2·1045 USD
34SeSelenium30 ppb3·10-6 %3.01·1011 M☉1.2·1043 USD
31GaGallium10 ppb1·10-6 %1·1011 M☉2.9·1043 USD
37RbRubidium10 ppb1·10-6 %1·1011 M☉3.1·1045 USD
54XeXenon10 ppb1·10-6 %1·1011 M☉3.5·1044 USD
56BaBarium10 ppb1·10-6 %1·1011 M☉5.2·1040 USD
58CeCerium10 ppb1·10-6 %1·1011 M☉9.2·1041 USD
60NdNeodymium10 ppb1·10-6 %1·1011 M☉1.1·1043 USD
82PbLead10 ppb1·10-6 %1·1011 M☉4·1041 USD
52TeTellurium9 ppb9·10-7 %9.04·1010 M☉1.1·1043 USD
33AsArsenic8 ppb8·10-7 %8.04·1010 M☉1.8·1041 USD
35BrBromine7 ppb7·10-7 %7.03·1010 M☉6.1·1041 USD
39YYttrium7 ppb7·10-7 %7.03·1010 M☉4.3·1042 USD
3LiLithium6 ppb6·10-7 %6.03·1010 M☉1·1043 USD
42MoMolybdenum5 ppb5·10-7 %5.02·1010 M☉4·1042 USD
62SmSamarium5 ppb5·10-7 %5.02·1010 M☉1.3·1042 USD
78PtPlatinum5 ppb5·10-7 %5.02·1010 M☉2.7·1045 USD
44RuRuthenium4 ppb4·10-7 %4.02·1010 M☉8.3·1044 USD
50SnTin4 ppb4·10-7 %4.02·1010 M☉1.4·1042 USD
76OsOsmium3 ppb3·10-7 %3.01·1010 M☉7.1·1044 USD
41NbNiobium2 ppb2·10-7 %2.01·1010 M☉2.9·1042 USD
46PdPalladium2 ppb2·10-7 %2.01·1010 M☉1.9·1045 USD
48CdCadmium2 ppb2·10-7 %2.01·1010 M☉1·1041 USD
57LaLanthanum2 ppb2·10-7 %2.01·1010 M☉1.9·1041 USD
59PrPraseodymium2 ppb2·10-7 %2.01·1010 M☉4.1·1042 USD
64GdGadolinium2 ppb2·10-7 %2.01·1010 M☉1.1·1042 USD
66DyDysprosium2 ppb2·10-7 %2.01·1010 M☉1.2·1043 USD
68ErErbium2 ppb2·10-7 %2.01·1010 M☉1·1042 USD
70YbYtterbium2 ppb2·10-7 %2.01·1010 M☉6.8·1041 USD
77IrIridium2 ppb2·10-7 %2.01·1010 M☉2.2·1045 USD
4BeBeryllium1 ppb1·10-7 %1·1010 M☉1.7·1043 USD
5BBoron1 ppb1·10-7 %1·1010 M☉7.3·1040 USD
53IIodine1 ppb1·10-7 %1·1010 M☉7·1041 USD
80HgMercury1 ppb1·10-7 %1·1010 M☉6·1041 USD
55CsCaesium0.8 ppb8·10-8 %8.04·109 M☉9.8·1044 USD
72HfHafnium0.7 ppb6.999·10-8 %7.03·109 M☉1.2·1043 USD
83BiBismuth0.7 ppb6.999·10-8 %7.03·109 M☉8.9·1040 USD
45RhRhodium0.6 ppb5.999·10-8 %6.03·109 M☉1.7·1045 USD
47AgSilver0.6 ppb5.999·10-8 %6.03·109 M☉6.2·1042 USD
79AuGold0.6 ppb5.999·10-8 %6.03·109 M☉5.3·1044 USD
63EuEuropium0.5 ppb5·10-8 %5.02·109 M☉3.1·1041 USD
65TbTerbium0.5 ppb5·10-8 %5.02·109 M☉6.5·1042 USD
67HoHolmium0.5 ppb5·10-8 %5.02·109 M☉5.7·1041 USD
74WTungsten0.5 ppb5·10-8 %5.02·109 M☉3.5·1041 USD
81TlThallium0.5 ppb5·10-8 %5.02·109 M☉4.2·1043 USD
51SbAntimony0.4 ppb4·10-8 %4.02·109 M☉4.6·1040 USD
90ThThorium0.4 ppb4·10-8 %4.02·109 M☉2.2·1042 USD
49InIndium0.3 ppb2.999·10-8 %3.01·109 M☉1·1042 USD
75ReRhenium0.2 ppb2·10-8 %2.01·109 M☉1.4·1043 USD
92UUranium0.2 ppb2·10-8 %2.01·109 M☉4·1041 USD
69TmThulium0.1 ppb1·10-8 %1·109 M☉6·1042 USD
71LuLutetium0.1 ppb1·10-8 %1·109 M☉1.2·1042 USD
73TaTantalum0.08 ppb8·10-9 %8.04·108 M☉4.8·1041 USD