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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.

Term type

AAT
Material

Getty AAT term number

300010998

Broader Terms used

tin alloy

Created

11yrs ago

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