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https://corrosion-doctors.org/Elements-Toxic/Lead-history.htm

Lead was one of the earliest metals discovered by the human race and was in use by 3000 B.C. The ancient Romans used lead for making water pipes and ...

https://www.chemicool.com/elements/lead.html

Discovery of Lead. Lead has been known since ancient times. We do not know who discovered it. Its ores are widely distributed and it has a low melting point so  ...

https://www.livescience.com/39304-facts-about-lead.html

Oct 6, 2016 ... Properties, sources and uses of the element lead. ... in England in the 1500s, people assumed they had discovered lead, hence the name.

http://metalpedia.asianmetal.com/metal/lead/history.shtml

Early populations recognized the existence of lead some 7000 years ago, while by 3000 BC people had already discovered how to smelt lead from ore. A statue  ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lead

Lead is a chemical element with the symbol Pb (from the Latin plumbum) and atomic number ... Further evidence of the threat that lead posed to humans was discovered in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Mechanisms of harm were ...

https://www.rsc.org/periodic-table/element/82/lead

Discovery date, Ancient. Discovered by, -. Origin of the name, The name comes from the Anglo-Saxon word for the metal, 'lead'. Allotropes ...

https://education.jlab.org/itselemental/ele082.html

82 Pb Lead 207.2. Atomic Number: 82. Atomic Weight: 207.2. Melting Point: 600.61 K (327.46°C or 621.43°F). Boiling Point: 2022 K (1749°C or 3180°F).

https://www.chemistrylearner.com/lead.html

Is lead (element 82) a metal/nonmetal/metalloid, properties (atomic mass, color, melting point, density, atomic number, electron configuration), common uses, ...

https://www.ila-lead.org/lead-facts/history-of-lead

Lead is a soft, malleable, ductile, bluish-white, dense metallic element, extracted chiefly from galena and found in ore with zinc, silver and copper. The original ...

https://archive.epa.gov/epa/aboutepa/lead-poisoning-historical-perspective.html

Sep 16, 2016 ... (Description of lead poisoning by an anonymous Roman hermit, translated by Humelbergius ... The discovery was indeed extremely important.