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Copper

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Electron Configuration Exceptions - Copper (Cu) and Chromium (Cr)

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Copper Pollution Project - Period 4

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Copper Metal Information In English

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How to Care for Copper Pots

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First Transition Series | Occurrence and Principles of Extraction of Copper | Copper Ores

Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu and atomic number 29. It is a soft, malleable, and ductile metal with very high thermal and electrical conductivity. A freshly exposed surface of pure copper has a reddish-orange color. Copper is used as a conductor of heat and electricity, as a building material, and as a constituent of various metal alloys, such as sterling silver used in jewelry, cupronickel used to make marine hardware and coins, and constantan used in strain gauges and thermocouples for temperature measurement.
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