A white or silvery alloy, especially a tin-based alloy used for the surfaces of bearings.
- Nearly all were made of electroplated brass, copper, or nickel silver (a white metal alloy).
- Zirconium usually occurs as a hard, grayish white metal, whose surface has a flaky appearance.
- Among the other gift articles on display are carved images in sandalwood and ‘nookam’ wood, besides religious objects made of stone powder, white metal, black metal and brass.
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