Chemical elements by market price

Z Symbol Sym. Element Price
USD / kg
Reference price Date Source
26 Fe Iron 0.08 84.00  USD per metric ton 84.00 USD per metric ton 01/28/2016 United States Geological Survey USGS
16 S Sulfur 0.10 100.00  USD per metric ton 100.00 USD per metric ton 01/28/2016 United States Geological Survey USGS
8 O Oxygen 0.64 0.02  USD per standard cubic foot (scf) 0.02 USD per standard cubic foot (scf) 03/01/2013 Praxair Praxair
36 Kr Krypton 1.40 3.00  EUR per litre 3.00 EUR per litre 09/01/2016 Linde AG Linde AG
17 Cl Chlorine 1.50 0.15  USD per 100 grams 0.15 USD per 100 grams 10/16/2012 Chemicool Chemicool
33 As Arsenic 1.74 12,000.00  CNY per metric ton 12,000.00 CNY per metric ton 12/14/2016 Shanghai Metals Market SMM
13 Al Aluminium 1.91 1,911.00  USD per metric ton 1,911.00 USD per metric ton 07/13/2017 London Metal Exchange LME
14 Si Silicon 1.91 1,800.61  EUR per metric ton 1,800.61 EUR per metric ton 11/01/2016 Deutsche Rohstoffagentur DERA
48 Cd Cadmium 1.98 13,700.00  CNY per metric ton 13,700.00 CNY per metric ton 12/14/2016 Shanghai Metals Market SMM
25 Mn Manganese 2.06 2.06  USD per kilogram 2.06 USD per kilogram 05/31/2017 InfoMine InfoMine
12 Mg Magnesium 2.26 2.26  USD per kilogram 2.26 USD per kilogram 05/31/2017 InfoMine InfoMine
82 Pb Lead 2.29 2,294.00  USD per metric ton 2,294.00 USD per metric ton 07/13/2017 London Metal Exchange LME
18 Ar Argon 2.56 0.12  USD per standard cubic foot (scf) 0.12 USD per standard cubic foot (scf) 03/01/2013 Praxair Praxair
7 N Nitrogen 2.77 0.09  USD per standard cubic foot (scf) 0.09 USD per standard cubic foot (scf) 03/01/2013 Praxair Praxair
30 Zn Zinc 2.83 2,826.00  USD per metric ton 2,826.00 USD per metric ton 07/13/2017 London Metal Exchange LME
11 Na Sodium 3.04 21,000.00  CNY per metric ton 21,000.00 CNY per metric ton 12/14/2016 Shanghai Metals Market SMM
22 Ti Titanium 3.77 3.77  USD per kilogram 3.77 USD per kilogram 05/31/2017 InfoMine InfoMine
35 Br Bromine 4.40 4,400.00  USD per metric ton 4,400.00 USD per metric ton 01/28/2016 United States Geological Survey USGS
38 Sr Strontium 5.40 5,400.00  USD per metric ton 5,400.00 USD per metric ton 11/01/2016 Asian Metal Asian Metal
29 Cu Copper 5.90 5,902.00  USD per metric ton 5,902.00 USD per metric ton 07/13/2017 London Metal Exchange LME
20 Ca Calcium 5.93 41,000.00  CNY per metric ton 41,000.00 CNY per metric ton 12/14/2016 Shanghai Metals Market SMM
57 La Lanthanum 7.00 7.00  USD per kilogram 7.00 USD per kilogram 12/31/2017 MineralPrices.com MineralPrices
58 Ce Cerium 7.00 7.00  USD per kilogram 7.00 USD per kilogram 12/31/2017 MineralPrices.com MineralPrices
51 Sb Antimony 7.05 48,750.00  CNY per metric ton 48,750.00 CNY per metric ton 12/14/2016 Shanghai Metals Market SMM
24 Cr Chromium 7.64 7,641.67  USD per metric ton 7,641.67 USD per metric ton 11/01/2016 Deutsche Rohstoffagentur DERA
28 Ni Nickel 9.19 9,185.00  USD per metric ton 9,185.00 USD per metric ton 07/13/2017 London Metal Exchange LME
54 Xe Xenon 9.20 25.00  EUR per litre 25.00 EUR per litre 09/01/2016 Linde AG Linde AG
83 Bi Bismuth 10.34 71,500.00  CNY per metric ton 71,500.00 CNY per metric ton 12/14/2016 Shanghai Metals Market SMM
19 K Potassium 13.02 90,000.00  CNY per metric ton 90,000.00 CNY per metric ton 12/14/2016 Shanghai Metals Market SMM
62 Sm Samarium 14.35 14.35  USD per kilogram 14.35 USD per kilogram 11/01/2016 Deutsche Rohstoffagentur DERA
42 Mo Molybdenum 16.00 16,000.00  USD per metric ton 16,000.00 USD per metric ton 07/13/2017 London Metal Exchange LME
50 Sn Tin 20.00 20,000.00  USD per metric ton 20,000.00 USD per metric ton 07/13/2017 London Metal Exchange LME
23 V Vanadium 22.60 22.60  USD per kilogram 22.60 USD per kilogram 05/31/2017 InfoMine InfoMine
40 Zr Zirconium 23.14 160.00  CNY per kilogram 160.00 CNY per kilogram 12/14/2016 Shanghai Metals Market SMM
1 H Hydrogen 23.64 0.06  USD per standard cubic foot (scf) 0.06 USD per standard cubic foot (scf) 03/01/2013 Praxair Praxair
6 C Carbon 24.00 2.40  USD per 100 grams 2.40 USD per 100 grams 07/25/2014 Chemicool Chemicool
74 W Tungsten 25.52 25.52  USD per kilogram 25.52 USD per kilogram 05/31/2017 InfoMine InfoMine
53 I Iodine 28.00 28.00  USD per kilogram 28.00 USD per kilogram 01/28/2016 United States Geological Survey USGS
34 Se Selenium 30.37 210.00  CNY per kilogram 210.00 CNY per kilogram 12/14/2016 Shanghai Metals Market SMM
39 Y Yttrium 35.00 35.00  USD per kilogram 35.00 USD per kilogram 12/31/2017 MineralPrices.com MineralPrices
80 Hg Mercury 38.44 1,325.31  USD per flask (34.473 kg) 1,325.31 USD per flask (34.473 kg) 11/01/2016 Deutsche Rohstoffagentur DERA
2 He Helium 40.39 7.21  USD per normal cubic meter 7.21 USD per normal cubic meter 01/28/2016 United States Geological Survey USGS
41 Nb Niobium 42.00 42,000.00  USD per metric ton 42,000.00 USD per metric ton 01/28/2016 United States Geological Survey USGS
64 Gd Gadolinium 55.00 55.00  USD per kilogram 55.00 USD per kilogram 12/31/2017 MineralPrices.com MineralPrices
52 Te Tellurium 55.68 385.00  CNY per kilogram 385.00 CNY per kilogram 12/14/2016 Shanghai Metals Market SMM
92 U Uranium (1) 57.76 26.20  USD per pound 26.20 USD per pound 07/30/2018 UxC Ux Consulting UxC
27 Co Cobalt 59.50 59,500.00  USD per metric ton 59,500.00 USD per metric ton 07/13/2017 London Metal Exchange LME
60 Nd Neodymium 60.00 60.00  USD per kilogram 60.00 USD per kilogram 12/31/2017 MineralPrices.com MineralPrices
59 Pr Praseodymium 85.00 85.00  USD per kilogram 85.00 USD per kilogram 12/31/2017 MineralPrices.com MineralPrices
68 Er Erbium 95.00 95.00  USD per kilogram 95.00 USD per kilogram 12/31/2017 MineralPrices.com MineralPrices
3 Li Lithium 115.70 800,000.00  CNY per metric ton 800,000.00 CNY per metric ton 12/14/2016 Shanghai Metals Market SMM
90 Th Thorium 176.00 176.00  USD per kilogram 176.00 USD per kilogram 01/28/2016 United States Geological Survey USGS
73 Ta Tantalum 238.00 238.00  USD per kilogram 238.00 USD per kilogram 11/01/2016 Asian Metal Asian Metal
63 Eu Europium 258.00 258.00  USD per kilogram 258.00 USD per kilogram 11/01/2016 Asian Metal Asian Metal
31 Ga Gallium 278.20 278.20  USD per kilogram 278.20 USD per kilogram 10/08/2018 Kitco Metals Kitco Metals
15 P Phosphorus 300.00 30.00  USD per 100 grams 30.00 USD per 100 grams 10/17/2012 Chemicool Chemicool
49 In Indium 341.60 341.60  USD per kilogram 341.60 USD per kilogram 10/08/2018 Kitco Metals Kitco Metals
66 Dy Dysprosium 350.00 350.00  USD per kilogram 350.00 USD per kilogram 12/31/2017 MineralPrices.com MineralPrices
47 Ag Silver 462.00 14.37  USD per troy ounce 14.37 USD per troy ounce 10/09/2018 Kitco Metals Kitco Metals
56 Ba Barium 550.00 55.00  USD per 100 grams 55.00 USD per 100 grams 10/15/2012 Chemicool Chemicool
65 Tb Terbium 550.00 550.00  USD per kilogram 550.00 USD per kilogram 12/31/2017 MineralPrices.com MineralPrices
10 Ne Neon 629.90 504.00  EUR per normal cubic meter 504.00 EUR per normal cubic meter 09/01/2016 Linde AG Linde AG
4 Be Beryllium 831.60 5,750.00  CNY per kilogram 5,750.00 CNY per kilogram 12/14/2016 Shanghai Metals Market SMM
67 Ho Holmium 1,400.00 140.00  USD per 100 grams 140.00 USD per 100 grams 07/26/2016 Metallium Metallium
72 Hf Hafnium 1,414.00 1,414.40  USD per kilogram 1,414.40 USD per kilogram 10/08/2018 Kitco Metals Kitco Metals
70 Yb Ytterbium 1,600.00 160.00  USD per 100 grams 160.00 USD per 100 grams 07/26/2016 Metallium Metallium
75 Re Rhenium 1,635.00 1,635.20  USD per kilogram 1,635.20 USD per kilogram 10/08/2018 Kitco Metals Kitco Metals
32 Ge Germanium 1,833.00 1,833.30  USD per kilogram 1,833.30 USD per kilogram 10/08/2018 Kitco Metals Kitco Metals
9 F Fluorine 1,900.00 190.00  USD per 100 grams 190.00 USD per 100 grams 10/16/2012 Chemicool Chemicool
5 B Boron 2,386.00 16,500.00  CNY per kilogram 16,500.00 CNY per kilogram 12/14/2016 Shanghai Metals Market SMM
44 Ru Ruthenium 3,054.00 95.00  USD per troy ounce 95.00 USD per troy ounce 10/31/2017 InfoMine InfoMine
69 Tm Thulium 6,200.00 620.00  USD per 100 grams 620.00 USD per 100 grams 07/26/2016 Metallium Metallium
71 Lu Lutetium 6,269.00 195.00  USD per troy ounce 195.00 USD per troy ounce 07/26/2016 Metallium Metallium
81 Tl Thallium 7,400.00 7,400.00  USD per kilogram 7,400.00 USD per kilogram 01/28/2016 United States Geological Survey USGS
76 Os Osmium 12,860.00 400.00  USD per troy ounce 400.00 USD per troy ounce 11/01/2016 BASF BASF
37 Rb Rubidium 14,720.00 1,472.00  USD per 100 grams 1,472.00 USD per 100 grams 01/28/2016 United States Geological Survey USGS
21 Sc Scandium 15,000.00 15,000.00  USD per kilogram 15,000.00 USD per kilogram 12/31/2017 MineralPrices.com MineralPrices
78 Pt Platinum 26,492.00 824.00  USD per troy ounce 824.00 USD per troy ounce 10/09/2018 Kitco Metals Kitco Metals
77 Ir Iridium 31,186.00 970.00  USD per troy ounce 970.00 USD per troy ounce 10/31/2017 InfoMine InfoMine
46 Pd Palladium 34,401.00 1,070.00  USD per troy ounce 1,070.00 USD per troy ounce 10/09/2018 Kitco Metals Kitco Metals
79 Au Gold 38,189.00 1,187.80  USD per troy ounce 1,187.80 USD per troy ounce 10/09/2018 Kitco Metals Kitco Metals
55 Cs Caesium 73,400.00 73.40  USD per gram 73.40 USD per gram 01/28/2016 United States Geological Survey USGS
45 Rh Rhodium 76,840.00 2,390.00  USD per troy ounce 2,390.00 USD per troy ounce 10/09/2018 Kitco Metals Kitco Metals
43 Tc Technetium price unknown
61 Pm Promethium price unknown
84 Po Polonium price unknown
85 At Astatine price unknown
86 Rn Radon price unknown
87 Fr Francium price unknown
88 Ra Radium price unknown
89 Ac Actinium price unknown
91 Pa Protactinium price unknown
93 Np Neptunium price unknown
94 Pu Plutonium price unknown
95 Am Americium price unknown
96 Cm Curium price unknown
97 Bk Berkelium price unknown
98 Cf Californium price unknown
99 Es Einsteinium price unknown
100 Fm Fermium price unknown
101 Md Mendelevium price unknown
102 No Nobelium price unknown
103 Lr Lawrencium price unknown
104 Rf Rutherfordium price unknown
105 Db Dubnium price unknown
106 Sg Seaborgium price unknown
107 Bh Bohrium price unknown
108 Hs Hassium price unknown
109 Mt Meitnerium price unknown
110 Ds Darmstadtium price unknown
111 Rg Roentgenium price unknown
112 Cn Copernicium price unknown
113 Nh Nihonium price unknown
114 Fl Flerovium price unknown
115 Mc Moscovium price unknown
116 Lv Livermorium price unknown
117 Ts Tennessine price unknown
118 Og Oganesson price unknown
Prices are indicative only and vary substantially with quantity and purity.
(1)Uranium: price for uranium oxide (U3O8)