By: Jenna and Lathyn
Magnesium is essential for many plant functions:
* Central element of the chlorophyl molecule
* carrier of photosynthesis in plants
* sugar synthesis
* plant oil and fat formation
Where does it come from naturally?
* Magnesium occurs in abundance in nature in rocky minerals such as olivine, dolomite, magnetite, and serpentine. Magnesium has the distinction of being the third most abundant structural metal in the Earth's crust.