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How to determine if metal object is bronze or brass

How to determine if metal object is bronze or brass?

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Use a magnet.  If solid brass, the magnet will not adhere to the metal.  If brass plated it will stick somewhat.  Bronze is a mixture of several metals and a magnet will adhere to the surface.

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