Iron's atomic number is 26. It's atomic mass is 55.847
Iron is a shiny, bright white metal that is soft, malleable, ductile and strong.
Iron is an abundant element in the universe; it is found in many stars, including the sun. Iron is the fourth most abundant element in the earth's crust, of which it constitutes about 5% by weight, and is believed to be the major component of the earth's core.
what is iron used in on earth ? Ninety percent of all metal that is refined these days is iron, according to the Royal Society of Chemistry. Most of it is used to make steel
Iron is transition metal.