Iron: By Becca Booth (:
Symbol:Fe
Atomic Number:26
Atomic Mass:56
Number of Protons:26
Number of Neutrons:30
Number of Electrons:26
Melting Point:1538 degrees Celsius
Boiling Point:2861 degrees Celsius
Normal Phase:Solid
Cost: $7.2 for 100g
Belongs to the Metals family.
Origin of Name: Latin (ferrum)< Means Iron in Latin.
Discovered by: Unknown in the ancient times.

Interesting Information!
  • Iron is a necessary trace element used by almost all living organisms.
  • Iron is the most used of all the metals, comprising 95% of all the metal tonnage produced worldwide.
  • Iron is the main component of steel,and it is used in the production of albys or solid solutions of various metals.
  • Iron is a metal extracted from iron ore, and is almost never found in the free element state.
  • Enemy with Iron supplements should not be taken together with calcium,zinc,or vitamin E.
  • Iron is believed to be the tenth most abundant element in the universe,and the fourth most abundant in the Earth's crust.

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