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Copper

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Copper

  1. 1. Copper<br />By: Isaac Daley and Madison Bush<br />
  2. 2. Name, Number, & Symbol<br />Name= Copper<br />Number= 29 <br />Symbol= Cu<br />Latin Origin= “from <br />the island of Cyprus”<br />
  3. 3. Discovery<br />Who discovered it and when?<br />Copper was discovered in 9000 B.C.<br />It was known to prehistoric man.<br />
  4. 4. Location<br />
  5. 5. Largest Producers of 1995<br />Chile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,350,000<br />United States of America. . . . . . 1,890,000<br />Canada. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 740,000<br />Russia. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .600,000<br />Indonesia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .380,000<br />Australia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 420,000<br />Peru. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 400,000<br />China . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .350,000<br />Zambia. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .350,000<br />Poland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .340,000<br />Kazakstan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .220,000<br />Philippines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .115,000<br />Zaire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40,000<br />Other Countries . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,600,000WORLD TOTAL-----------------------> 9,800,000 <br />*In tons From: http://chemproject820.tripod.com/0_Where_is_Copper_Mined.htm<br />
  6. 6. Uses<br />Coinage<br />Electricity <br />Pipes<br />Cooking<br />Building<br />
  7. 7. Price<br />Copper sells on the market for $3.4208<br />Copper is very essential to the market for 4 reason.<br />It is malleable.<br />It is very conductive.<br />Ductility, able to roll very thin without breaking.<br />It doesn’t rust easily. <br />
  8. 8. Mining<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhvt49KjsZY<br />
  9. 9. Facts<br />It is in the Transition Metals group.<br />Copper is on period 4.<br />Copper is only one of two metals with a color that is distinct. The other is gold.<br />
  10. 10. Bohr’s Diagram<br />
  11. 11. Extra<br />Copper is stable<br />The Statue of Liberty is made of copper. <br />Every home has on average about 400 pounds of copper.<br />Some U. S. coins have a copper center, and a copper-nickel alloy outer layer.<br />Copper is recyclable. <br />

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