Most Abundant Elements In:
Most Extreme Elements:
Alkali metals: Alkali metals have a single electron in their outermost energy level, so they bond readily with other elements. They are typically soft enough to slice with a knife and are good conductors of heat and electricity.
Family: Transition metals
Abundance in the sun 23%
Helium is the 2nd most abundant element in the sun.
Special thanks to Megan Frary, Materials Science and Engineering, Boise State University