Uses of Copper Through History
- Copper Pendant found in Northern Iraq
- Ice Man in Austria - copper axe found by his side
- Copper Tubing Water System in Cheops Pyramid
- Copper Frying Pan was used for cooking
- Island of Cyprus - working copper mine
- Columbusí Ships all had copper skins over the hulls
- Paul Revere was a coppersmith who made cannons,
spikes, and pumps for the battleship Old Ironsides
- 10,000 lbs. of copper are used in the Space Shuttle.
- 40-50 lbs. of copper goes into each automobile.
- 440 lbs. of copper used in the construction of each house.
- 1 billion U.S. doorknobs contain 500-600 million lbs.
- 9000 lbs. of copper in a Boeing 747 jet.
- A triton class nuclear submarine contains 200,000 lbs.
- The Statue of Liberty contains 179,000 lbs. of copper.