Element #26 iron

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Physical Properties

Irons atomic mass is 55.845u+0.002u. Its atomic radiois is 126pm. It has a density of 8. It's melting point is 2,800F while its boiling points is at 5,184 F. It is very malleable with a hardness of 4. Chemical properties: it is very unflammable and it reacts to waiter and moist air.

History and Discovery

Iron had been around for a really long time even way back in the prehistoric times. Because of this there is no specific date or place of where it was found. And who and how it was discovered. But iron can be found in stars including the sun and in the earths crust and core

Iron pictures

Application and Uses

Iron is commonly used in manufacturing machine tools, automobiles, hulls of large ships, machine parts, and even some building parts. The specific compounds of iron are oxides, hydroxides, halides, acetates, carbonates, sulfides, nitrates, sulfates, and some complex ions

Resources

Facts About Iron. (n.d.). Retrieved March 21, 2016, from http://m.livescience.com/29263-iron.html and Facts About Iron. (n.d.). Retrieved March 21, 2016, from http://m.livescience.com/29263-iron.html