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Elemental lead and elemental iron won't react with each other.

Lead NITRATE will react with iron; if you mix elemental iron with lead nitrate, you will get ferric nitrate and elemental lead.

If you were to suspend a piece of iron and a piece of lead in an electrolyte like seawater, you could make a bad battery - the two metals are only 0.3 volts apart on the galvanic scale.

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