Golden Recursion Inc. logoGolden Recursion Inc. logo
Advanced Search
Iron

Iron

Chemical element 26 or simple substance composed thereof

Iron (chemical symbol - Fe, from Lat. Ferrum) is a chemical element of the 8th group (according to the outdated classification - the eighth group of the secondary subgroup, VIIIB) of the fourth period of the periodic system of chemical elements of D. I. Mendeleev with atomic number 26.

A simple substance, iron is a malleable transition metal of silvery-white color with a high chemical reactivity: iron quickly corrodes in air at high temperatures or at high humidity. In pure oxygen, iron burns, and in a finely dispersed state it ignites spontaneously in the air.

One of the most common metals in the earth's crust: second place after aluminum.

Iron itself is usually called its alloys with a low content of impurities (up to 0.8%), which retain the softness and plasticity of pure metal. But in practice, alloys of iron with carbon are more often used: steel (up to 2.14 wt. % carbon) and cast iron (more than 2.14 wt. % carbon), as well as stainless (alloy) steel with additives of alloying metals (x

Timeline

Further Resources

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Netty Ismail | Bloomberg
August 19, 2021
@bsindia
The clearest alarm bell is coming from commodities most sensitive to any shifts in economic growth
Annie Lee, Winnie Zhu and Khuleko Siwele | Bloomberg
August 19, 2021
@bsindia
This weeks drop for iron ore accelerated, with futures sliding as much as 12% to the lowest since December in Singapore
August 4, 2021
NDTV-Dettol Banega Swasth Swachh India
World Breastfeeding Week 2021: A balanced diet including a variety of fruits and green vegetables along with drinking lots of fluids and performing light exercises can elevate the mood of a lactating mother, strengthen the immune system that can help her breastfeed her baby in a better way, says Dr Anita Gupta of GTB Hospital
Michael Janda
July 1, 2021
www.abc.net.au
For the first time since the early 1970s, Australia is consistently earning more from the rest of the world than it pays out, and a leading economist says that will set the nation in good stead to withstand any bumps in the pandemic recovery.
Tony Zerucha
June 17, 2021
Crowdfund Insider
Click HERE to find out ⭐ Iron Finance Meltdown as Crypto "Bank Run" Destroys TITAN Value, Mark Cuban Among the Affected. | Crowdfund Insider: Global Fintech News, including Crowdfunding, Blockchain and more.
SHOW MORE
Golden logo
By using this site, you agree to our Terms & Conditions.