Wanted: Copper


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Copper is the second main used metal in the world. One of the main uses of copper is for electrical wiring. Copper is used to control cooking temperatures. You can also see copper being used in building material all over the world. Interestingly enough Copper can also be found in the human body in the liver, muscle and bone.


The chemical symbol for Copper is CU which is Latin for Cuprum. The origin of the word copper came from The island of Cyprus where it was mined.

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It has been shown that copper can be dated back to around 9000 B.C. Some records show that copper beads found in Iraq date back to this time period. Some of Copper's first smelting sites were in Israel, Egypt and Jordan.

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Copper is a transition metal which is the family name. It belongs to the group number 11. Copper is found in the Earth's crust all around the world.

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Copper Benzoate is a chemical compound that can be seen in the blue light in fireworks.
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Copper is generally stable.

The Statue of Liberty is the largest piece of copper in the world!!


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