Iron is an element and itâ€™s also a metal.
The symbol for iron is Fe and it is a common element. A large part of Earth is made up of iron and itâ€™s even found in our blood. Iron is essential to biological life and its atomic number is 26.
Iron begins to melt at 1538 Â°C and boil from 2862 Â°C.
Iron is also the 6th most common chemical element in the entire Universe.
Iron has helped the human race get to where it is today. If it werenâ€™t for iron, there would never have been an "Iron Age". Iron has played a crucial role in the development of human technology.
An interesting fact about iron is that itâ€™s formed through a process called fusion in massive stars that have a huge mass. We have â€śstar-dustâ€ť flowing through our veins.
We can thank our â€ślucky starsâ€ť for iron.