Spiegel iron
Spiegel iron Spie"gel i`ron [G. spiegel mirror + E. iron.] (Metal.) A fusible white cast iron containing a large amount of carbon (from three and a half to six per cent) and some manganese. When the manganese reaches twenty-five per cent and upwards it has a granular structure, and constitutes the alloy ferro manganese, largely used in the manufacture of Bessemer steel. Called also {specular pig iron}, {spiegel}, and {spiegeleisen}. [1913 Webster]

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