What is mischmetall and what is its use?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 27th Jun, 2014, 03:34: PM

Expert Answer:

Mischmetall is an alloy of a lanthanoid metal (~ 95%) and iron (~ 5%) and traces of S, C, Ca and Al. A large quantity of mischmetall is used in Mg-based alloy to produce bullets, shell and lighter flint.

Answered by  | 27th Jun, 2014, 05:34: PM