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White metal

Scope note

Alloy predominantly of tin, usually of 92% tin and 8% antimony, having a white or silvery appearance.

This term has 798 records attributed within our system.

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Broader Terms used

tin alloy


12yrs ago

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Issuer: Royal Artillery

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Ruler: Karansinhji Bavajirajsinhji (Struck in the name of)
Ruler: Karansinhji of Rajkot (With the title of)
Artist: Wyon, Allan
Issuer: Rajkumar College

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