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Iron fun facts

PMC has been producing large, high-quality iron castings for generations! Enjoy these fun facts you probably didn’t know about iron.

  1. Iron is the second most abundant metal on Earth.
  2. Iron composes about 80% of the Earth’s inner and outer cores.
  3. Iron is the main component of meteorites. 
  4. You cannot make steel without iron.
  5. Around 70% of the iron in the human body is found in the hemoglobin of red blood cells.
  6. Human blood gets its red color from iron and oxygen interacting with each other.
  7. The surface of Mars gets its red color from iron oxide (rust).
  8. Iron is the most naturally magnetic element on the periodic table.

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