Copper

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Copper

Physical Properties-color-malleability-conductivity-ductility-luster

Copper was discovered in prehistoric times. We do not know who discovered it.

Copper

Did you know?-The Statue of Liberty is made is made of 179,000 pounds of copper.-Copper is naturally antibacterial.-All gold contains some copper.-Copper is 100% recyclable.-Copper tools do not cause sparks.-Chefs prefer to cook with copper pots and pans.-Copper has been used for as long as we can remember.

CopperAtomic Number: 29Atomic Mass: 63.546Protons: 29 Neutrons: 35 Electrons: 29Boiling Point: 2560°C, 4640°FMelting Point: 1084.62°C, 1984.32°FElement Category: transition metalPeriod/Group: 11

Chemical Properties-toxicity-oxidation-reactivity (with water)-corrosion

29Cu63.546

Uses- motors- cars- roofing- doorknobs- sinks- frying pans- trains- bathtubs- plumbing- wires- transformers- lightning rods- counters- generators- shipbuilding

Copper VideosMelting CopperCopper pipe and neodymium magnetCopper Sulfate Crystals


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