Re: [sl] Re: [sacredlandscapelist]Electrum
- German silver alloy percentages are:
I can't find the word electrum used for gold silver alloys it my handbook of
chemistry and physics.
I does list an alloy of 80% gold, 20% silver that is used in jewelry but
doesn't give it a special name.
----- Original Message -----
From: Alexandre Weber <weber@...>
Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2000 8:00 PM
Subject: Re: [sl] Re: [sacredlandscapelist]Electrum
> Thank you for the answer, I think the second and third definition from the
> dictionary was the one i look for. Is there, by any chance, a recipe of
> Electrum and the use of it in your dictionary, with the right proportions
> metals in the composition?
> I'd like to apologize with all the list members of my frequent grammar and
> orthographic mistakes , I'm from Santos - Brazil and my mother language
> isn't English, but , as I really like to post in this list i hope they
> doesn't bother anybody and feel free to correct and ask for clarification
> any point. Maybe soon, ten to tweny years, i'll learn perfect Englishhhh
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Vincent Beall <vincebeall@...>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2000 1:24 AM
> Subject: Re: [sl] Re: [sacredlandscapelist]Eletrum
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Alexandre Weber <weber@...>
> > To: <email@example.com>
> > Sent: Monday, October 30, 2000 7:56 PM
> > Subject: [sl] Re: [sacredlandscapelist]Eletrum
> > > Does anybody know a melal called ELECTRUM ? I don't know if a speel
> > name
> > > right, anyway it seens to be an alchymical metal.
> > > Any help will be very welcome.
> > >
> > > AC
> > >
> > It is an ancient name for amber. It is said that electricity was first
> > written about concerning rubbing amber with wool. So electricity got its
> > name from 'elektron' the greek word for amber.
> > My dictionary states that electrum can also mean an amber colored alloy
> > gold and silver which was used by the greeks for making coins. And it
> > alsao refer to German silver which is an alloy of copper, nickle, and
> > Vincent
> > >
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