Its melting point lies at 7 00Ad C. (about 1300a F.) or between that of zinc and silver ; and it is worthy of note that it fuses with extreme slowness, and does not ... extent for elegant inlaid work upon jewel and dressing cases, fans. etc., for lids and covers of glasses, and for a variety of small articles of galanteric. .... Many kinds of house utensils are made ofit, and it is also adapted to journal and axle boxes.
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