SYMBOL ATOMIC # ATOMIC MASS # OF PROTONS # OF NEUTRONS # OF ELECTRONS
CU 29 63.546 29 35 29
MELTING POINT BOILING POINT NORMAL PHASE ORIGIN OF NAME
1083 oC 2567 oC SOLID LATIN
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Copper belongs to the metallic family

3000$ a ton
Copper is a Metal.

Discovred: Known since ancient times

Patrick Rowe


Copper is a ductile, malleable and a redish-brown metallic element.
Copper can be used to conduct electricity and heat, and works well with other materials as an alloy.
One of coppers main use is in electrical wiring, easy to form into thin wires.
When Copper reacts with salt and acids in the skin it produces green copper chloride.
Copper Nitrate:dissolving copper carbonate in nitric acid, used for fireworks and photography.