8.27 What are alloys? Name an important alloy which contains some of the lanthanoid metals. Mention its uses.

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M manish

It is a solid solution of two or more elements in a metallic matrix. Alloys possess different physical properties than component materials.
An important alloy of lanthanoid is mischmetal.

uses-

  • mischmetal is used in cigarettes and gas lighters
  • Used in flame-throwing tanks
  • It is used in tracer bullets and shells

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