Wanted Copper

BY Colin leachman

Discovery of Copper and what is Copper

Copper is most likely to be found in its native state. Copper is a conducer of heat and electricity. Copper is a soft metal that is orange. It was one of the first metal in ancient world. The Latin word for copper is Cuprum.

Copper Characteristics

Copper is a reddish orange, soft metal that takes on a bright metallic luster.Copper surfaces exposed to air gradually tarnish to a dull, brownish color.

If water and air are present, copper will slowly corrode to form the carbonate verdigris often seen on roofs and statues.

Reduction of Copper