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Manganese bronze
Manganese Man`ga*nese", n. [F. mangan[`e]se, It. manganese, sasso magnesio; prob. corrupted from L. magnes, because of its resemblance to the magnet. See Magnet, and cf. Magnesia.] (Chem.) An element obtained by reduction of its oxide, as a hard, grayish white metal, fusible with difficulty, but easily oxidized. Its ores occur abundantly in nature as the minerals pyrolusite, manganite, etc. Symbol Mn. Atomic weight 54.8. Note: An alloy of manganese with iron (called ferromanganese) is used to increase the density and hardness of steel. Black oxide of manganese, Manganese dioxide or peroxide, or Black manganese (Chem.), a heavy black powder MnO2, occurring native as the mineral pyrolusite, and valuable as a strong oxidizer; -- called also familiarly manganese. It colors glass violet, and is used as a decolorizer to remove the green tint of impure glass. Manganese bronze, an alloy made by adding from one to two per cent of manganese to the copper and zinc used in brass.

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- Manganese bronze may refer to: Manganese bronze, one of many possible alloys called bronze Manganese Bronze Holdings, a British engineering company This...
- Manganese Bronze Holdings plc (MBH) was the holding company of LTI Limited. The firm's sole business in its final years as a company was London black taxicab...
- manufacture of complete London taxicabs. Two years later was bought by Manganese Bronze Holdings. Rebranded as The London Taxi Company in October 2010, it...
- parent Manganese Bronze Holdings, in the creation of a China-based taxicab manufacturing joint venture. In 2009 Geely bought shares in Manganese Bronze Holdings...
- include aluminium bronze, phosphor bronze, manganese bronze, bell metal, ****nical bronze, speculum metal and cymbal alloys. Bronzes are typically ductile...
- 11%. Iron, nickel, manganese and silicon are sometimes added. They have higher strength and corrosion resistance than other bronzes, especially in marine...
- outside Stringfellows on Upper St. Martin's Lane on 12 September 2008. Manganese Bronze, the now troubled maker of London taxis was thrown into further turmoil...
- nickel, manganese, and silicon are also sometimes added to aluminium bronzes. The following table lists the most common standard aluminium bronze wrought...
- (up to 12% magnesium, 1% manganese): used in shipbuilding, resists seawater corrosion Italma (3.5% magnesium, 0.3% manganese): formerly used to make coinage...
- name from Birmingham Small Arms Company's successor, Dennis Poore's Manganese Bronze Holdings, upon the liquidation of Norton Villiers Triumph in 1978....