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Atomic symbol - Cu
Atomic weight - 63.546
Atomic number - 29
Electron configuration - 2-8-18-1
Oxidation states - +1, +2
State of matter - solid
Heavy metal-ductile
Discovered in ancient times
Boils at 2595 .C, melts at 1083

Notes:
Its primary ores are chalcocite, chalcopyrite, and cuprite. Copper is soft and
extremly ductile and malleable. Its a reddish brown. It is a very good
conductor of electricity and is commonly found in electric wires. Alloyed with
copper and zinc are known as brass.

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