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First 12 Elements Discovered

The first recorded discovery of an element was phosphorus by H. Brand in 1669. Before that, there were 12 unrecorded discoveries. Can you name the first 12 elements known to man?
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Last updated: December 5, 2018
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Earliest Use
Element
9000 BCE
Copper
7000 BCE
Lead
Before 6000 BCE
Gold
Before 5000 BCE
Silver
Before 5000 BCE
Iron
3750 BCE
Carbon
Earliest Use
Element
3500 BCE
Tin
Before 2000 BCE
Sulfur
Before 2000 BCE
Mercury
Before 1000 BCE
Zinc
Before 300 CE
Arsenic
Before 800 CE
Antimony
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