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Periodic Table: 26 Iron

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Strip by: David Morgan-Mar, Andrew Coker

T-Rex: T-Rex presents The Periodic Table:
T-Rex: 26 IRON
T-Rex: Iron has been used since ancient times. The Iron Age, in fact! Which is not as coincidental as it sounds![1]
T-Rex: The alchemical symbol for iron is iron symbol
T-Rex: Which is still used on artefacts of cultural significance today.
Utahraptor: Wow!
T-Rex: Such as T-shirts and pillow cases.
T-Rex: Before the Iron Age, people used to bronze their clothes.[citation needed]

The author writes:

Finally, another element that I know something about without having to trawl through Wikipedia pages to find out interesting facts on.

[1] Iron Age, Wikipedia.