Copper

29
Cu
63.546

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Copper is used in coins.

Properties

Symbol Name Atomic Number Atomic Weight Group Number
Cu Copper 29 63.546 11

Description

Standard State: solid at 298 K
Color: copper

Copper was discovered about 5000 years ago and man has been using it ever since. Copper is one of man's most valuable metals.  Copper is a great conductor of heat and electricity.  All of the Americans coins are made up of Copper alloys. Analytical chemistry used copper compounds in tests for sugar.