Lead was one of the earliest metals discovered by the human race and was in use ... The Chinese used lead to make coins 4,000 years ago, as did the ancient  ...


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.


Lead is a chemical element with the symbol Pb (from the Latin plumbum) and atomic number ... In the s-process (s is for "slow"), captures are separated by years or decades, allowing less stable nuclei to ... Further evidence of the threat that lead posed to humans was discovered in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.


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


Its discoverer and discovery date are unknown. Data Zone. Classification: Lead is an 'other metal'.


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  ...


Sep 16, 2016 ... (Description of lead poisoning by an anonymous Roman hermit, translated by ... the United States was by 1980 consuming about 1.3 million tons of lead per year. This quantity ... The discovery was indeed extremely important.


Lead's chemical symbol comes from the Latin word for waterworks, plumbum. Say what? Lead is pronounced as LED. History and Uses: Lead has been known  ...


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 ...


evolution of lead into our environment and discover the health damage resulting from its ... It is believed that mankind has used lead for over 6000 years. Lead ...