Category

Iron

Catalogue

Atomic structure
Discovery
Source
Element USES
physical property
Chemical property
Geological data
Biology data

Atomic structure

Atomic radius/A: 1.72 atomic volume/cm3 / mol: 7.1 covalent radius/A: 1.17

Electronic configuration: 1 2 3 4 s2p6 s2 s2p6d6 s2 ion radius/A: 0.645 oxidation state: 2, 3

Discovery

Ancient is known.

Source

Get from iron ore.

Element USES

As steel and alloy is widely used, is the main components of hemoglobin.

physical property

State: silvery white transition metal. Melting point (℃) : 1535 boiling point (℃) : 2750 density (g/cc, 300 K) : 7.874

Than hot/J/gK: 0.44 evaporation heat/KJ/mol: 349.6 melting hot/KJ/mol: 13.8

Conductive rate / 106 / cm: 0.0993 coefficient of thermal conductivity/W/cmK: 0.802

Geological data

Abundance retention time/year: 98

The sun (relative to the H = 1 x 1012) : 3.16 x 107 sea/P.P.M.

The earth's crust/P.P.M. : 41 000 Atlantic ocean surface: 1 x 10-4 Pacific surface: 0.1 x 10-4

Atmospheric/P.P.M. (volume) : the Atlantic ocean depths: 4 x 10-4 deep in the Pacific: 1 x 10-4

Biology data

The human body the content in liver/P.P.M. : 250-1400

Organs: muscle/P.P.M. : 180

Blood/mg dm-3:447 days intake/mg: 6-

Bone/P.P.M. : 3-380 people (70 Kg) are total body/g: 4.2

Detailed information

Iron/Fe