What are the physical properties of Iron?



1. Pure iron greyish white in colour

2. Iron is a heavy metal. Its density is 7.86 g cm-3.

3. Its melting point is 1539`C.

4. It is highly malleable and ductile.

5. It is ferromagnetic, that is, it becomes strongly magnetised when placed in a magnetic field.

6. It has high tensile strength.