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63 pound solid brass cylinder
An example of the element Zinc

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Zinc 63 pound solid brass cylinder
63 pound solid brass cylinder.
The first question is, "is it hollow?", followed rapidly by "is it glued down?". No, it's solid and no, it's just really heavy. I got this as a dirty, rough cutoff at Marco's scrap metal, but it cleaned up pretty nicely with a combination of power and hand sanding to 600 grit, followed by buffing with some polishing compounds.
The density of brass is really not that much less than lead, which makes this cylinder a nice complement to my lead doorstop.
Source: Marco's Scrap Metal
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 21 August, 2003
Price: $35
Size: 10"
Composition: CuZn
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