Russian solid brass thimble of two parts, collectible "little house"
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Composition Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc.
- Properties Higher malleability than zinc or copper. Low melting point (900 c); flows when melted. Combinations of iron, aluminum, silicon & manganese make brass corrosion resistant. Susceptible to stress cracking when exposed to ammonia. Not as hard as steel.
- Color Muted yellow, somewhat similar to gold, but duller.
- uses Decorative; Low-friction applications (locks, gears, doorknobs, ammunition, valves); Plumbing/electronics; Musical instruments for acoustic properties; Zippers & uses where it’s important to negate spark(fittings & tools around explosive gas), boat and marine hardware - History Brass was first known to exist in about 500 BC.