Iron Sara Sullivan

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This element has 26 protons, 26 electrons, and 30 neutrons. The atomic mass is 56
Iron is a solid, and is a metal
Bernard Courtois discovered Iron in 1811
Bernard Courtois
Iron is used to make steel
Physical properties- The color is silver/gray, it can be shaped/bent, it occurs in two or more crystalline forms in the same physical state
Chemical properties- Dissolves in acid, rusts easily, non toxic
Iron is 5.6% of the earth's crust and almost all of the earth's core, bloods deep red color is due to iron-rich proteins


Created with images by fusion-of-horizons - "Danube Iron Gates" • Science Activism - "026 Iron - Periodic Table of Elements" • James St. John - "Native iron in basalt (Siberian Traps Flood Basalt, Permian-Triassic boundary times, 251 Ma; Putoran Plateau, Siberia, Russia) 1" • TooFarNorth - "rust"

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