Photomicrograph Database

Artifact ID BT 0905/1716
Negative Number NS211
Magnification 600x
Etchant AH/HP, FeCl3
Photo Date 6/30/2000


leaded antinomial bronze



Metallographic Description

This specimen is anomalous for its 9% antimony and 6% lead. The structure is complex--cored dendrites over a matrix of irregular grains. Light and dark gray inclusions can be seen. This is a multi-phase structure. There is no sign of deformation.

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