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ID 19
Symbol Cu
Name Copper
Density (g/cm<sup>3</sup>) 8.96
Atomic Number 29
Molecular Weight 63
Melting Point (K) 1357.77
Boiling Point (K) 2835
Specific Heat Capacity (J/kg K) 385
Electro Negativity 1.9
Curie temperature (K)
Bohr Magneton (J/T)
Magnetization Saturation (MA m<sup>-1</sup>)
Crystal Structure Face-centered cubicĀ (fcc)
Appearance Red-orange metallic luster
Element category Transition metal
Magnetic ordering Diamagnetic
Discovery Middle EastĀ (9000 BC)
General Information Copper ranks as the third-most-consumed industrial metal in the world, after iron and aluminum, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). About three-quarters of that copper goes to make electrical wires, telecommunication cables and electronics.
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