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Photo of some ingots of lead

Lis forLead

Scientific name: Pb
Lead is a soft metal that is usually dull grey. It is the heaviest stable metal. It has a relatively low melting point. Lead is used in batteries, bullets, solder, pewter and radiation shields. Lead is a heavy metal like mercury and can accumulate in the body and cause poisoning. Lead poisoning was common in ancient times.

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