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Copper - Wikipedia

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Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu (from Latin: cuprum) and atomic number 29. It is a soft, malleable, and ductile metal with very high thermal and ...

Uses of Copper | Supply, Demand, Production, Resources

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Copper was one of the first metals ever extracted and used by humans, and it has made vital contributions to sustaining and improving society since the dawn of ...

How Copper is Used - Minerals Downunder - Australian Mines Atlas

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Copper was the first metal to be used by humans. It was probably used by ' Neolithic man' to make tools as early as 7000 BC (9000 years ago). Copper weapons ...

What Is Copper Used For? - The Balance

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Nov 20, 2016 ... From common household electrical wiring to boat propellers and photovoltaic cells, copper and its alloys are employed in a myriad of end-uses.

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 ...

What is copper used for? | Reference.com

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Copper is used for rigid and flexible plumbing pipes and plumbing fixtures. Its ductility allows it to be pulled into many gauges of electrical wire. Its malleability ...

Uses of Copper - Boliden.com

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Electric power and electronics, the basis of today's society, are founded on the excellent ability of copper to conduct electricity. Nearly half of all copper is used ...

Facts About Copper - Live Science

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Oct 6, 2014 ... Most copper occurs in ores and must be smelted for purity before it can be used. But natural chemical reactions do sometimes release native ...

Uses of Copper | Uses Of

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Since it was first used in 8000 B.C, people have discovered different uses of copper. Tools made of this element helped advance civilization during the Stone.

FACT SHEET: Copper in Our Every Day Lives - House Committee ...

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Oct 25, 2011 ... The last time you used a microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, or washing machine you were using appliances made with copper. Your home's ...