Native element mineral

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A native element mineral or native metal is any element that is found as a pure metal in nature.

The list of metals include aluminium, antimony, arsenic, bismuth, cadmium, chromium, cobalt, indium, iron, manganese, molybdenum, nickel, niobium, rhenium, selenium, tantalum, tellurium, tin, titanium, tungsten, vanadium, zinc, gold, copper, lead, mercury, silver, platinum, iridium, osmium, palladium, rhodium and ruthenium.[1][2]

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  1. "Native Metal | Definition of Native Metal by Oxford Dictionary on also meaning of Native Metal". Lexico Dictionaries | English. Archived from the original on 2020-10-17. Retrieved 2020-10-12.
  2. Parker Cleaveland (1822). An Elementary Treatise on Mineralogy and Geology, Designed for the Use of Pupils. unknown library. Cummings and Hilliard.