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Iron

26
Fe
Iron
55.845

Properties

Symbol:Fe
Atomic Number:26
Atomic Weight:55.845

Electron Configuration

Iron is a metallic chemical element with atomic number 26. The most abundant Iron isotope is 56Fe - meaning 26 protons and 30 neutrons.

Iron is called Ferrum in Latin, hence its chemical symbol Fe.

Iron is an important element in the human body since it is part of the protein hemoglobin, which is needed for transporting oxygen in our bloodstream.