Melting Point of Copper (Cu) [& Color, Sources, Discovery ... 2022

One of the most important (and useful) physical properties is the melting point. All atoms will 'melt' at some point, even Copper. Ok but what is the melting point of an atom of Cu?

In the case of Copper the melting point is 1083°C. Now let's look at other properties and facts about Copper...

Copper Overview

Copper Melting Point

1083°C

Discovery

Discovered By: Known to the ancients.
Year: Unknown
Location: Unknown

State at 20 °C

Solid

Uses

Most often used as an electrical conductor. Also used in the manufacture of water pipes. Its alloys are used in jewelry and for coins.

Sources

Pure copper occurs rarely in nature. Usually found in sulfides as in chalcopyrite (CuFeS2), coveline (CuS), chalcosine (Cu2S) or oxides like cuprite (Cu2O).

Description

Malleable, ductile, reddish-brown metal.

Atomic Symbol

Cu

Name Origin

Symbol from Latin: cuprum (island of Cyprus famed for its copper mines).

Atomic Mass

63,546

Learn more about the atomic mass.

Atomic Number

29

Learn more about the atomic number.

Want to learn more details and data about Copper (Cu)? Check my Elements Comprehensive List.

Video

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  • What is a substance
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