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Unformatted text preview: easily excited, and emit light upon returning to a lower energy level C. Metals are Malleable 1. Can be hammered into thin sheets D. Metals are ductile 1. Ability to be drawn into wire a. Metallic bonding is the same in all directions, so metals tend not to be brittle E. Metals atoms organized in compact, orderly crystalline patterns F. Different metallic elements (and carbon) can be mixed to form alloys 1. Sterling silver a. Ag = 92.5%, Cu = 7.5% 2. Brass a. Cu = 60%, Zn = 40% Updated: 11/22/2011...
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