Iron
Iron is a chemical element with symbol Fe (from Latin: ferrum) and atomic number 26. It is a metal in the first transition series. It is by mass the most common element on Earth, forming much of E...
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Iron
Iron and thermite. We have uploaded this video again higher resolution because the previous version was quite low quality. Videos on all the elements at http...
Iron Age
Short slide show of iron age celtic artifacts set to Atlantean Sword from the sound track of Conan The Barbarian.
Allotropes of iron
Iron represents perhaps the best-known example for allotropy in a metal. At atmospheric pressure, there are three allotropic forms of iron: alpha iron (α) a.k.a. ferrite, gamma iron (γ) a.k.a. austeni...
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Isotopes of iron
Naturally occurring iron (Fe) consists of four isotopes: 5.845% of Fe (possibly radioactive with a half-life over 3.1×10 years), 91.754% of Fe, 2.119% of Fe and 0.282% of Fe. There are 24 known ...
Organoiron chemistry
Organoiron chemistry is the chemistry of iron compounds containing a carbon-to-iron chemical bond. Organoiron compounds are relevant in organic synthesis as reagents such as iron pentacarbonyl, diiron...
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History of ferrous metallurgy
Ferrous metallurgy involves processes and alloys based on iron. It began far back in prehistory. The earliest surviving iron artifacts, from the 4th millennium BC in Egypt, were made from meteoritic ...
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Steelmaking
Steelmaking is the process for producing steel from iron and ferrous ores and scrap. In steelmaking, impurities such as nitrogen, silicon, phosphorus, sulfur and excess carbon are removed from the raw...
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Iron ore
Iron ores are rocks and minerals from which metallic iron can be economically extracted. The ores are usually rich in iron oxides and vary in color from dark grey, bright yellow, deep purple, to rus...
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Blast furnace
A blast furnace is a type of metallurgical furnace used for smelting to produce industrial metals, generally iron, but also others such as lead or copper.In a blast furnace, fuel, ore, and flux (limes...
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Ironworks
An ironworks or iron works is a building or site where iron is smelted and where heavy iron and/or steel products are made. The term is both singular and plural, i.e. the singular of ironworks is iron...
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Human iron metabolism
Human iron metabolism is the set of chemical reactions maintaining human homeostasis of iron. The control of this necessary but potentially toxic substance is an important part of many aspects of huma...
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Iron deficiency (medicine)
Iron deficiency (sideropenia or hypoferremia) is the most common nutritional deficiency in the world. Iron is present in all cells in the human body and has several vital functions, such as: carryin...
Hepcidin
Hepcidin is a protein that in humans is encoded by the HAMP gene. Hepcidin is a key regulator of the entry of iron into the circulation in mammals, including humans.In states in which the hepcidin lev...
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Iron poisoning
Iron poisoning is an iron overload caused by a large excess of iron intake and usually refers to an acute overload rather than a gradual one. The term has been primarily associated with young children...
Cast iron
Cast iron is iron or a ferrous alloy which has been heated until it liquifies, and is then poured into a mould to solidify. It is usually made from pig iron. The alloy constituents affect its colour w...
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Iron Age
The Iron Age is the period generally occurring after the Bronze Age, marked by the prevalent use of iron.The early period of the age is characterized by the widespread use of iron or steel. The adopti...