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No. 341: Periodic Table: 29 Copper

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Periodic Table: 29 Copper

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Strip by: David Morgan-Mar

T-Rex: T-Rex presents The Periodic Table:
T-Rex: 29 COPPER
T-Rex: The first metal used by humans, from circa 8000 BC, because it can be found in pure form in nature. Also the basis of crustacean and mollusc blood, which is blue, not red!
T-Rex: Copper was the basis of the Chalcolithic Age.[1]
Utahraptor: The first age of technology after the Stone Age?
T-Rex: Yes!
T-Rex: The Flintstones upgraded their granite iPods to ones with copper wiring!

The author writes:

[1] Chalcolithic, Wikipedia.

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