Copper

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Chemical Elements
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Copper

Copper

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Atomic Mass(63.546)

Copper was originallydiscovered in the time period between 8000 and 9000 BC. It has been known since ancient times and does not have a specific discoverer. Did you know: Copper was one of the very first metals discovered by man.

Penny

Bullets

Physical Properties(-Group #: 11)(-Period #: 4)-Solid (Transition Metal)-Density: 8.93 g/cm3-Boiling Point: 2562 C-Melting Point: 1084.62 C-Oxidation #: (Couprous) +1

Chemical Properties-Formula with Copper: CuCo3 (Copper Carbonate)This bond is a covalent bond.-Balanced Chemical Equation:Copper and Sulfur: Cu + S= CuS (Copper Sulfide)

Did you know: 65% of copper is used for electrical applications because it has the highest electrical conductivity of any metal besides gold and silver.

More Interesting Facts!- New York's Statue of Liberty is sheathed in more than 80 tones of copper.- A portion of a water plumbing system from the Pyramid of Cheops in Egypt had copper piping that was found to be in a serviceable condition after over 5000 years.- Tools made from copper/copper alloys won't cause a spark so they are used wherever there may be danger of an explosion.

Copper Flame Color- Copper 1 Chloride in Methanol

Copper Wire

Statue of Liberty

Experimenting with copper sulfate and methanol


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