What Are the Properties of Iron?

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The symbol of iron is Fe; its melting point (for pure iron) is 1536 oC; boiling point 2861 oC; it is shiny silver gray; ductile, and malleable. Chemically, iron is known to exist in 4 crystalline forms; rusts when exposed to moisture; dissolves readily in dilute acids; it is chemically active and forms 2 major series of chemical compounds. Iron is one of the 3 naturally occurring magnetic elements together with nickel and cobalt, and has a high tensile strength.
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Iron is a shiny, vivid white metal that is soft, malleable, pliable and strong. Its surface is typically discoloured by corrosion as it combines readily with the oxygen of the air in the existence of moisture. In entirely dry air, iron does not rust.
Iron is a chemical element with various properties which include being shiny, bright white in colour and soft. Iron is also malleable, ductile and strong. It is the only metal in meteorites and in the presence of air that one it gets in contact with moisture it rusts.
The properties of iron: melting point is 1535.1 degrees Celsius, boiling point is 2750 degrees Celsius, iron is gray in color and is solid in its natural state.
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Iron rusts easily. It can be modified by adding other metals to it. Iron is the most prevalent element in the whole universe! Iron is one of the strongest metals, but can be softened
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It is brittle and doesn't conduct electricity and then you look hard.
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Some Iron facts: Rusts, forms Fe2O3 in the presence of O2, H2O and an electrolyte such as salt (This is an electrochemical process) Most common occurance as Fe(II) Fe(III) Fe(IV)
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