How Did Iron Get Its Name?


Iron got its symbol from its Latin name, ferrum. It is the fourth most abundant element and was first utilized by prehistoric man. The oldest iron artifacts, which are bits of smelted iron, have been dated at 3000 B.C.
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Iron got its name in the late 1850s. It got its name through a scientist whose name was Henry Bessemer. Henry Bessemer also invented a new steel process through machinery as well.
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