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an ore from which the metal aluminium is obtained
a shiny yellow metal that is used for making musical instruments and objects such as door handles. It is a mixture of copper and zinc
a hard brown metal used for making statues and objects for decoration. It is made by mixing copper and tin.
a chemical element that is a metal and is used, for example, in making batteries
very hard iron that breaks easily. It is made into objects by being heated and poured into moulds.
a hard metal alloy (=a combination of different metals) used for covering other metals to make them shiny
a dull grey metal made from copper, tin, and zinc
a chemical element that is a light grey metal. Magnesium burns very brightly and is used in photography and for making fireworks.
a silver liquid metal element that is used in thermometers (=pieces of equipment that measure temperature)
a grey metal made by mixing lead and tin, used in the past for making plates, cups, and other objects
a hard substance found in rock that is a mixture of sulphur (=a yellow element) and a metal, especially iron. It is also known as fool’s gold because it looks very much like gold.
steel that has been treated to stop rust forming on its surface, used for making knives, tools, and other things
a strong metal made from a mixture of iron and carbon
a metal that allows electricity to pass through it without any resistance at very low temperatures
chemistry a soft light silver metal, often used for covering iron or steel. Tin is a chemical element.
flat pieces of iron or steel covered with tin
a chemical element that is a metal and is used for producing nuclear energy because it is radioactive
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