Why Do Metals Rust When In Contact With Soil?

  1. ngureco profile image83
    ngurecoposted 8 years ago

    Why Do Metals Rust When In Contact With Soil?

  2. HannahLW profile image60
    HannahLWposted 8 years ago

    It probably has something to do with the moisture in the soil. The soil retains moisture because of it's porous nature. The water in the soil corrodes the metal.

  3. jite profile image39
    jiteposted 7 years ago

    the moisture present in the soil oxidized the metal.other wise alone soil cannot rust the metal.

 
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