Copper (Cu) Element's Properties and Facts

Element Name : Copper Copper
Symbol : Cu
Presence in:
1. 70 kg Person : 72 mg
2. Body : 0.0001 %
3. Earth Crust : 0.0068 %
4. Earth Ocean : 0.0000003 %
5. Universe : 0.000006 %
Properties:
1. Atomic Number : 29
2. Atomic Weight : 63.546
3. Group : 11
4. Period : 4
5. Block : d
6. Density : 8.94 g/cm3
7. Melting Point : 1357.77 K
8. Boiling Point : 2835 K
9. Electron Form : [Ar] 3d10 4s1
10. State of matter : Solid
11. Color : Orange-red
Other Facts:
1. Area of Presence in Body : Bones, Muscles, Brain, Heart, Liver And Kidneys, The Cardiovascular, Nervous And Skeletal Systems
2. Existence in type of Foods : All kinds of foods
3. Diseases : Copper acts as the donor of electron in various biological reaction. Hence, the absence of copper affects the working of iron.
4. Health Uses : Helps in red blood cell production. Nervous system and bones also need copper.
5. Adult consumption / day : Nil
6. Children consumption / day : Nil
7. Natural Form : Azurite or basic copper carbonate, chalcocite or copper glance or copper sulfide, chalcopyrite or copper pyrites or copper iron sulfide, cuprite or copper oxide, and malachite or basic copper carbonate.
8. Other Forms : Nil
9. Source Place : Albania and Argentina to Zambia and Zimbabwe.
10. Common Uses : Used in electrical wiring and guns.
 

Elements in the Human Body

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2
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5
6
7
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9
10
11
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14
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16
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18
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4
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57 - 71
7
89 - 103
Lanthanide
Actinide
The color of the atomic number indicates the state of matter at standard conditions (0°C and 1 atm)
Solids     Liquids     Gases     Unknown

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