ANDREW LAMBERT PHOTOGRAPHY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ANDREW LAMBERT PHOTOGRAPHY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Copper objects & ores. Copper (Cu) is a transition metal. It is malleable, ductile and a good conductor of heat and electricity. Copper occurs naturally and as an ore in many minerals, such as malachite (green, lower left). It is used in the electrical industry (wire, centre) and for domestic plumbing (pipe, centre right).
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