Discovery of Metals and Alloys

Events

Copper

Approx. 8000 BC

...

Bronze

4000 BC

lead

Approx. 4000 bc

Silver

Approx. 3000 BC

Tin

Approx. 3000 bc

Gold

Approx. 2500 bc

Iron

Approx. 2000 bc

Brass

1400 BC

Aluminium

1825

Steel

1856