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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A brass alloy containing 83% copper, 10% zinc and 7% tin.  Mannheim alloy, had the color of gold, but it was harder.  It was used in inexpensive jewelry.
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A [[brass]] alloy containing 83% [[copper]], 10% [[zinc]] and 7% [[tin]].  Mannheim alloy, had the color of gold, but it was harder.  It was used in inexpensive jewelry.
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==

Latest revision as of 08:45, 17 October 2022

Description

A Brass alloy containing 83% Copper, 10% Zinc and 7% Tin. Mannheim alloy, had the color of gold, but it was harder. It was used in inexpensive jewelry.

Synonyms and Related Terms

tombac; red brass; Mannheimer Gold (Deut.)

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