Copper

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Introduction

Copper is a reddish-brown metal that is a great conductor of heat and electricity and can be shaped or bent. Has a chemical formula of Cu, is poisonous in large amounts, does not react to water and corrodes when exposed to air.

Where it is Found

Copper can be found in Utah, Arizona, Michigan, New Mexico and Montana. The two major producers of Copper in South America are Chile and Peru

Uses and Compounds

Copper is used very much in the electrical industry. Some other things it is used for are plumbing, electrical wiring, electromagnets and cookware. All Us coins are now copper alloys, gun metals also contain Copper. Some examples of copper compounds are Copper Nitrate, Copper Chloride and Copper Carbonate.

Copper Isotopes

Copper has two stable isotopes, 63Cu and 65Cu. Copper-63 is used for production of medical radioisotope Zinc-62 and also used for production of Copper-64 which is used in cancer treatment and diagnosis. Copper-65 can also produce a copper-64

Ad Campaign for Copper

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