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Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu (from Latin: cuprum) and atomic number 29. ... Copper is found as a pure metal in nature, and this was the first source of the .... Copper can also be rec...

Copper & Kids - Where Does Copper Come From?

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Copper is found in many parts of the world. It usually comes from copper ore, but small amounts are occasionally found ("native copper") in distorted cubic crystal ...

Extracting copper. Where does copper come from? - School Science

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Copper is an unreactive metal - it reacts only slowly with the atmosphere. This means that huge lumps of copper metal are found buried in the ground as nuggets ...

Where is copper found on Earth? | Reference.com

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Copper, the oldest metal known to human beings, is found in ore deposits throughout the world, with the largest production occurring in Chile and the United ...

Copper - HyperPhysics

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Copper is one of very few elements that are found in essentially pure form in ... Copper is one of the few elements that can be found in pure elemental form in ...

Copper - Rock Files - Australian Mines Atlas

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Early coppersmiths in Iran found that heating copper softened it and ... Although it can be found in its pure form, copper is generally locked together with other ...

Facts About Copper - Live Science

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Oct 6, 2014 ... The oldest metal object found in the Middle East consists of copper (it ... Most copper occurs in ores and must be smelted for purity before it can ...

Copper: The mineral native Copper information and pictures

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Its complex crystals can be beautifully formed in odd and unique ... Native copper is found only in small quantities throughout the world, but there are a few areas ...

Copper - Mineral Fact Sheets - Australian Mines Atlas

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The main ore mineral of copper in Australia (and worldwide) is chalcopyrite ... processes used, the concentrate can contain between 25 and 57% copper.

5 Largest Copper Mines in the World - Investing News Network

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Apr 21, 2016 ... Chile is the top copper-producing country in the world by a long shot, so it's no surprise that ... And remember you can unsubscribe at any time.

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Copper - ScienceViews.com

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It is both ductile and malleable, meaning it can respectively conform to various ... Although native copper is somewhat rare, large amounts are found by the Great ...

The Mineral Copper - DesertUSA

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Copper found in the free metallic state in nature is called "native copper. ... It can be cold-rolled down to one one-thousandth inch in thickness, and, by cold ...

Copper | Minerals Education Coalition

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"If it can't be grown, it must be mined". Natural resources are ... Copper is found in many minerals which occur in deposits large enough to mine. These include: ...