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14 Jun 2021 18:27:08 EDT (-0400)
  Re: My recent updates  
From: Bald Eagle
Date: 24 Oct 2014 17:40:01
Message: <web.544ac719eb5f82295e7df57c0@news.povray.org>
Le_Forgeron <jgr### [at] freefr> wrote:

> Bronze is Copper+Tin (Cu / Sn), Brass is Copper+Zinc (Cu / Zn). No Zinc
> in Bronze. (memotrick: you got only one Z, either in component or in
> alloy's name)
>
> Dezincified bronze seems a non-sense. It does exist for brass, nevertheless.

I suppose it gets confusing with the poor nomenclature and definitions out
there.

"Commercial bronze (90% copper and 10% zinc) and architectural bronze (57%
copper, 3% lead, 40% zinc) are more properly regarded as brass alloys because
they contain zinc as the main alloying ingredient. "

So who knows what my box is actually constructed out of..


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