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  • 101 Phosphor bronze — is an alloy of copper with 3.5 to 10% of tin and a significant phosphorus content of up to 1%. The phosphorus is added as deoxidizing agent during melting. These alloys are notable for their toughness, strength, low coefficient of friction, and… …

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  • 102 METALS AND MINING — In the Bible Six metals are mentioned in the Bible and in many passages they are listed in the same order: gold, silver, copper, iron, tin, and lead. Antimony is also mentioned. The metals are referred to in various contexts, including methods of …

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  • 103 Guanín (bronze) — It is a common misconception that pre Columbian Americas lacked bronze and thus were not able to deploy hardened copper alloys. Copper alloys are reported as ‘guanín’ by Colombus [http://www.doaks.org/GoldandPower/GoldandPower10.pdf] . This… …

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  • 104 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 105 tin — tinlike, adj. /tin/, n., adj., v., tinned, tinning. n. 1. Chem. a low melting, malleable, ductile metallic element nearly approaching silver in color and luster: used in plating and in making alloys, tinfoil, and soft solders. Symbol: Sn; at. wt …

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  • 106 TIN — /tin/, n. taxpayer identification number. * * * Metallic chemical element, chemical symbol Sn, atomic number 50. It is a soft, silvery white metal with a bluish tinge, employed since antiquity in the traditional form of bronze, its alloy with… …

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  • 107 Papal Mint — • History of the coins Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Papal Mint     Papal Mint     † …

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  • 108 Tombac — is an alloy of copper and zinc. This alloy is used by Russia in making medals (The 1980 Olympic Bronze Medals were actually Tombac medals). During World War II, the same alloy was used to mint Canadian nickels.Tombac is an alloy formed from… …

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  • 109 Coins of the Lithuanian litas — The modern coinage of Lithuania was introduced in 1993. It is composed of coins denominated in centas (plurals centai and centų) and litas (plurals litai and litų) Contents 1 1, 2, and 5 centai 1.1 Specifications 2 10, 20, and 50 centų …

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  • 110 metalworking —    Of all the crafts in ancient Mesopotamia, as well as in other parts of the ancient world, metalworking was arguably the most important and influential. Metal working was essential to both agriculture, the mainstay of local economies, which… …

    Ancient Mesopotamia dictioary

  • 111 calamine brass — an alloy of zinc carbonate and copper, formerly used to imitate gold. * * * ▪ alloy       alloy of copper with zinc, produced by heating fragments of copper with charcoal and a zinc ore, calamine or smithsonite, in a closed crucible to red heat… …

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  • 112 BRONZE —    From the fifth millennium B.C. onward, the use of bronze spread gradually over the Near East and was introduced to Mesopotamia around 3000 B.C. It was first produced as an alloy of copper and antimony or lead, later as an alloy of copper and… …

    Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia

  • 113 Calamine brass — is brass produced by a particular alloying technique using calamine, a zinc ore, rather than metallic zinc. Calamine brass was produced using proportions of two sevenths fine copper, four sevenths calamine, and one seventh shruff (old plate… …

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  • 114 Season cracking — The problem of season cracking is known from brass cartridge failures during the monsoon season in India in the 1920s, failures which were caused by attack of the metal by ammonia. The edges of rifle cases cracked and could cause misfiring of… …

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  • 115 brass — brassish, adj. /bras, brahs/, n. 1. any of various metal alloys consisting mainly of copper and zinc. 2. a utensil, ornament, or other article made of such an alloy. 3. Music. a. See brass instrument. b. brass instruments collectively in a band… …

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  • 116 bronze — {{11}}bronze (n.) 1721, alloy of copper and tin, from Fr. bronze, from It. bronzo, from M.L. bronzium. Perhaps cognate (via notion of color) with Venetian bronza glowing coals, or Ger. brunst fire. Perhaps influenced by L. Brundisium the Italian… …

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  • 117 Abies concolor — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …

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  • 118 Abies grandis — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …

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  • 119 Amphihelia oculata — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …

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  • 120 As2O3 — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …

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