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How Do You Know Whether Copper Is Real?

A lot of people use copper for a variety of different things. From copper artwork to copper nails and copper cables, it is a staple metal in our lives. Copper is also incredibly valuable nowadays and this has opened up the market for a lot of fake copper as well. So how can you tell whether a piece of copper you hold is really copper and not an alloy or, even worse, a piece of plastic? The Color First of all, copper is reddish brown. If it is an alloy, such as brass, the color will be a lot more Read more [...]