- Element name- copper
- Symbol- Cu
- Atomic number- 29
- Atomic weight- 63.546
- Group- 11
- Period- 4
- Color- Orange yellow, burnt orangish
- Classification- Metallic
Place and date of discovery is not known; known since ancient times.
Wires, pennies, coinage wire.
Bright metallic luster, malleable, ductile, and a good conductor of head and electricity.
Essential for all life, but only in small amounts.
Sometimes found as a free element and is present in many minerals
The melting point is 1,984
Copper metal is stable in air under normal conditions. At read heat, copper metal and oxygen react to form Cu2O.