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An alloy of copper and zinc. It has low friction and so is used in manufactured products such as gears and valves. It is also used in musical instruments.. It may be traded
as a commodity
on exchanges such as the London Metal Exchange
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l Using your fingers, gently press a sheet of Dutch metal
transfer leaf on to the gold-sized areas until all the leaf has transferred to the sticky bits.
Stores such Miller's Art Shop in Glasgow sell a book of 20 leaves of Dutch metal
for just pounds 6.
The company then became involved in a multi-billion pound merger with Dutch metals
producer Hoogovens in 1999.