Guideline Index

Appendix C – Chemical Symbols

Al symbol for the element aluminium
As symbol for the element arsenic
B symbol for the element boron
C symbol for the element carbon
Ca symbol for the element calcium
Ca(H2PO4)2 primary phosphate, or superphosphate, consisting of about 31% phosphates, 50% gypsum and 19% impurities of various kinds.
CaCl2 calcium chloride
CaCO3 calcium carbonate or the mineral calcite.
CAN calcium ammonium nitrate, a fertiliser
Cd symbol for the element cadmium
Co symbol for the element cobalt
Cu symbol for the element copper.
DAP di-ammonium phosphate, a fertiliser
Fe symbol for the element iron
Hg symbol for the element mercury
K symbol for the element Potassium
N symbol for the element nitrogen
NaCl sodium chloride
Ni symbol for the element nickel
O symbol for the element oxygen
OC Symbol for Organic Carbon
P symbol for the element phosphorus
Pb symbol for the element lead
S symbol for the element sulphur
Se symbol for the element selenium
Zn symbol for the element zinc