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The Metal Which is Always Present in an Amalgam Is: (A) Iron (B) Aluminium (C) Mercury (D) Magnesium - CBSE Class 10 - Science

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Question

The metal which is always present in an amalgam is:
(a) iron
(b) aluminium
(c) mercury
(d) magnesium

Solution

(c) mercury
An amalgam is an alloy of mercury with one or more metals. The combination of sodium with liquid mercury is called sodium amalgam. Amalgam of mercury with gold, silver or zinc is widely used for dental fillings.

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