WANTED

IRON

By:-Sri Ghantasala

Wanted For


  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Making the color of blood, through hemoglobin.
  • Plants use it for the production of chlorophyll.


Other Names


  • Ferrum and ferrous, its symbol Fe comes from the latin word ferrum.
  • The word iron comes from the Anglo-Saxon word iren.


Description


  • Silvery-gray
  • A metal
  • Atomic number:- 26
  • Atomic mass:- 55.845
  • Is a solid at room temperature



Founding of Iron


  • No specific year is specified, scientists think it was discovered before 5000 B.C.
  • Since it is very old the inventor is unknown, but the Ancient Egyptians used it first.
  • Scientists think the Ancient Egyptians found iron in meteorites. Iron is also found in stars.



Last Seen


  • Found in Group 8, and d- block on the periodic table.
  • Found in meteorites. Meteorites are small pieces that fall from the outer space.



Known Associates


  • Oxygen
  • Sulfur
  • Hydrogen
  • Potassium
  • Carbon
  • Nitrogen
  • Chromium
  • Titanium


· When iron is mixed with oxygen, ferrous oxide is formed.

( (2Fe +O_2→2FeO)


Warning Label


  • When too much of iron is ingested, it is toxic!



Citation

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