The Periodic Table/26 - Iron (Fe)

Element Iron (Fe, 26)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Iron. Its shemical symbol is Fe and its atomic number is 26. The relative atomic mass of Iron is 55.845 u. The elemental classification of Iron is Transition metals, and it belongs to group 8 and period 4 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Iron is 7870 kg/m3. And the mineral hardness of Iron is 4 Mohs. The melting point of Iron is 1808 Kelvin (1535 ℃). The boiling point of Iron is 3160 Kelvin (2887 ℃). Iron was discovered in the year ca. 5000 fvt .

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Data about element Iron

Chemical symbol
Element classification
Transition metals
Atomic number
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
55.845 u
7870 kg/m3
Melting point
1808 K   (1535 ℃)
Boiling point
3160 K   (2887 ℃)
Mineral hardness
4 Mohs
Discovered year
ca. 5000 fvt