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Oct 6, 2016 ... It is also used in lead-acid storage batteries, such as those found in ... When large deposits of graphite were first discovered in England in the ...

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Lead was one of the earliest metals discovered by the human race and was in ... of the 450 recipes in the Roman Apician Cookbook, a collection of first through ...

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Lead has been known since ancient times. It is sometimes found free in nature, but is usually obtained from the ores galena (PbS), anglesite (PbSO4), cerussite  ...

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

Lead is a chemical element with symbol Pb (from the Latin plumbum) and atomic number 82. ... Compounds of lead are usually found in the +2 oxidation state rather than the +4 state common with lighter members of the carbon group. ... The sum of lead's first and second ionization energies—the total energy required to ...

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

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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  ...

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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 ...

http://www.chemistryexplained.com/elements/L-P/Lead.html

Lead is one of only a few elements known to ancient peoples. One of the oldest examples of lead is a small statue found in Egypt. It was made during the First ...