Atomic Number: 29

Protons: 29

Electrons: 29

Neutrons: 35

Average Atomic Mass: 63.546

Isotopes: cu-63, cu-65

Discovery: Copper has been known since ancient times and was not discovered by one person.

Name: from the Latin word "cuprum" meaning the island of "Cyprus"

Uses: Copper is used to make pennies, the Statue of Liberty, and electrical wires. Its also used in cooking pots and on some roofs.

Interesting Facts: The Statute of Liberty is made out of copper and when copper "rusts" it turns green.