Discovery and extraction of metals

Classic ages of human history

Stone Age

10000 BC - 3000 BC

Copper Age

3000 BC - 2500 BC

Bronze Age

2500 BC - 1000 BC

Iron Age

1000 BC - 1800

Contemporary Age

1800 - 2000

Discovery and extraction method of metals and alloys

Gold

6000 BC

Found natuarally occuring - mined directly from ground

Copper

4200 BC

Lead

3500 BC

Bronze

3000 BC

Iron

1500 BC

Steel

1000 BC

Titanium

1791 AD

Aluminium

1825 AD

Francium

1939