Which metal! discovered in 1751! takes its name from the abbreviation of the German term for Devils Copper?

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When Baron Cronstedt originally extracted nickel in 1751, he intended to produce copper. That's why he called this newly discovered metal kupfernickelkupfernickelCupronickel or copper-nickel (CuNi) is an alloy of copper that contains nickel and strengthening elements, such as iron and manganese. ... Cupronickel is highly resistant to corrosion by salt water, and is therefore used for piping, heat exchangers and condensers in seawater systems, as well as for marine hardware. › wiki › CupronickelCupronickel - Wikipedia, a German word that roughly translates in English to “devil's copper.”Jul 19, 2021

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