Copper is a chemical element with the symbol Cu (from Latin: cuprum) and it has an atomic number of 29. The atomic weight of copper is 63.546.
Things you might not know about Copper:
- New York's Statue of Liberty is sheathed in more than 80 tons of copper mined in Norway and fabricated by French craftsmen.
- To protect them from barnacles and other kinds of bio-fouling, the ships in which Columbus sailed to the Americas were fitted with copper skins below the water line.
- Tools made from copper or copper alloys will not cause a spark, and thus are used wherever there may be a danger of explosion.
- It is estimated that about 80% of the copper we have ever produced is still in use. It will continue to be recycled over and over again without any effect on its properties.
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