Metals

Metals

Book - 2005
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Metal ores are one of Earth's most common minerals. Metals are useful in all types of industry because they last a long time, are conductors of electricity, and can be easily shaped. Since the first metal alloy was created more than 6,000 years ago during the Bronze Age, people have recognized the potential of extracting metallic elements from rock. Metals traces the history, uses, methods of extraction, and future of one of our most versatile resources.
Publisher: New York, NY : Crabtree, c2005.
ISBN: 9780778714507
0778714500
9780778714187
0778714187
Characteristics: 32 p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm.

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