2nd October 2019

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What is the difference of copper and bronze?

Bronze is an alloy that consists primarily of copper with the addition of other ingredients. Bronze is characterized by its dull-gold color. You can also tell the difference between bronze and brass because bronze will have faint rings on its surface.

Besides, is copper and bronze the same color?

If you mix other metals with copper, you get bronze and brass. Bronze is a mixture of about 90% copper and 10% tin. It's darker than copper, and the color is less warm. In fact, bronze turns green when it oxidizes.

Is Bronze cheaper than copper?

Zinc is cheaper than copper. The greater the zinc content the less the cost, and certain bronze alloys are four times more expensive than certain brass alloys. Thus bronze has the perception of greater value than brass.

Is brass the same as copper?

Brass is a metallic alloy that is made of copper and zinc. The proportions of zinc and copper can vary to create different types of brass alloys with varying mechanical and electrical properties. It is a substitutional alloy: atoms of the two constituents may replace each other within the same crystal structure.
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