Translation of base metal in Spanish:

base metal

metal de baja ley, n.


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    metal de baja ley masculine
    • Our economy is driven by diamonds, base metals, a little bit of precious metals, a few other commodities, fish, beef and tourism.
    • And the original law also excluded archaeologically significant coins of base metals, helmets of iron and bronze, and so on.
    • Since English hallmarking laws prohibited mixing precious and base metals in a single object, Americans were able to take the lead in popularizing mixed-metal objects.
    • As the most industrialized country in the region, South Africa is a major exporter of precious and semiprecious metals, base metals, and mineral products.
    • They spent the Middle Ages in candle-lit laboratories, laboring to brew universal elixirs and to turn base metals into gold or silver.
    • In fact, copper and other base metals have eased to higher prices since that dramatic decline earlier in the month.
    • He explained that Ongopolo mines and processes base metal, mainly copper, but also associated precious metals such as gold and silver.
    • Anglo American's mining interests include platinum, gold, coal and a range of base metals such as copper, zinc and nickel.
    • Square-groove butt joints can be welded without filler metal in base metals up to 2.5 mm thick.
    • While she wasn't seeking to turn base metals into precious ones, her knowledge of practical botanical alchemy was thorough.
    • Alloy steel, copper, lead, zinc and base metals are basic raw materials used in a variety of industries.
    • Within these belts, gold mineralization is associated with rare metals, base metals, uranium, antimony, and mercury.
    • It was, however, the increased need for base metals (lead, zinc, and copper) during World War II that sparked a renewal of interest in the Telluride district.
    • A thin covering of pure silver is applied to a base metal, often copper or nickel, by means of electrolysis.
    • Although the primary deposits from which azurite is derived commonly contain other base metals such as zinc and lead, secondary minerals of these metals are not typically in intimate association.
    • From its use in ancient Egypt and Rome into the current century, the base metal copper has maintained its technological importance.
    • Designs are able to encompass a diversity of materials, combining precious and base metals which are often flamboyantly coloured.
    • Its focus is on gold but its portfolio also includes projects with potential for platinum group metals, copper, silver and base metals.
    • Other advantages are produced in magnesium, gold, zinc, and other base metals.
    • The prices of gold, copper and other base metals have been pushed to record highs by a combination of strong Chinese and Indian demand and speculative buying, but they could be vulnerable to a short-term setback.