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Atomic Structure

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Protons: 29
Neutrons: 35
Electrons: 29

Copper has 6 isotops:
 
Cu-61          Cu-64
Cu-62          Cu-65
Cu-63          Cu-67

Essential Information

Element: Copper
 
Symbol: Cu
 
Origin: from Latin word cyprium, after island Cyprus
 
Atomic Number: 29
 
Average Atomic Mass: 63.546u
 
Group Number: 11
 
Group Name: Coinage Metal
 
Period Number: 4
 
Block: d-block
 
Valence Electrons: 2