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Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu (from Latin: cuprum) and atomic number 29. ..... Natural bronze, a type of copper made from ores rich in silicon, arsenic, and (rarely) tin, came into gen...

How copper is made - material, used, processing, steps, product ...

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Copper is one of the basic chemical elements. In its nearly pure state, copper is a reddish-orange metal known for its high thermal and electrical conductivity.

It's Elemental - The Element Copper

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Since it resists corrosion from the air, moisture and seawater, copper has been widely used in coins. Although once made nearly entirely from copper, American  ...

Copper - Element information, properties and uses | Periodic Table

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Element Copper (Cu), Group 11, Atomic Number 29, d-block, Mass 63.546. Sources, facts, uses, scarcity (SRI), podcasts, alchemical symbols, videos and ...

Copper - The Essential Chemical Industry

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In the UK, copper is mainly used to make semi-finished products (called semis) which are made from the refined metal, either as pure copper or as copper alloys.

Innovations: How Do They Do That? How Copper is Made

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Copper ore, in concentrations ranging from 0.29 percent to ten times that amount, is mined from open pit or underground mines.

What is Copper? - Elements - Quatr.us

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Copper is a kind of atom that has only one electron in the outermost ring. Copper is a fairly heavy atom, that can only be made inside a red giant star. When the ...

Recycling of Copper - Copper Development Association

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One of the wonders of the old world, the Colossus of Rhodes, a statue spanning the entrance to Rhodes Harbour, was said to have been made of copper.

Copper Facts - Copper Development Association

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Because of its ease of manufacture, machining and corrosion resistance, brass became the standard alloy from which were made all accurate instruments such ...

Chemistry for Kids: Elements - Copper - Ducksters

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We often think of the U.S. penny as being made of copper. This is true for pennies made before 1982 when they were 95% copper and 5% zinc. Since 1982 ...

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Facts About Copper - Live Science

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Oct 6, 2014 ... Properties, sources and uses of the element copper. ... The U.S. penny was originally made of pure copper (nowadays, it is 97.5 percent zinc ...

Copper Production - How Is Copper Made? - About Money

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Jul 31, 2015 ... Copper is typically extracted from oxide and sulfide ores that contain between 0.5 and 2.0 percent copper. The refining techniques employed by ...

Chem4Kids.com: Copper: General Info and Everyday Items

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Pure copper is also used in many situations. The water pipes in your house are probably made out of copper and the wiring in your walls probably uses pure ...