element iron

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element iron

IronAtomic Number: 26Symbol: FeAtomic Weight: 55.847Discovery: Known since prehistoric time

Iron is the cheapest and one of the most abundant of all metals Iron is most valuable not as a pure metal, but in alloys.

Iron is a silvery-white or grayish metal. It is one of only three naturally occurring magnetic elements.Iron has a very high tensile strength.Iron is a very active metal. It readily combines with oxygen in moist air. It is known as rust. Iron also reacts with very hot water and steam to produce hydrogen gas. It also dissolves in most acids and reacts with many other elements.

Historians believe that the Egyptians were the first people to work with small amounts of iron, some five or six thousand years ago. iron is made - material, manufacture, making, history, used, processing, parts, structure, procedure, industry, History, Raw Materials,

Iron is a major component of hemoglobin that carries oxygen to all parts of the body


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