Discovery of metals and alloys

Events

Gold

Approx. 6000 BC

Copper

Approx. 4200 bc

Silver

Approx. 4000 bc

Lead

Approx. 3500 bc

Tin

Approx. 3500 bc

Bronze

Approx. 3500 bc

Iron

Approx. 1500 bc

Brass

Approx. 1400 bc

Aluminium

1827

Steel

Approx. 1870