Does Bronze Rust?

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Bronze is an alloy that contains copper. When bronze comes into contact with water, it oxidizes and will start to rust. The process of rusting usually results in the bronze turning green in color.
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Bronze doesn't rust. It tarnishes as it corrodes. Iron is the only metal that will rust because that is its form of corrosion. *improvement* bronze rusts and supposedly takes 16 days
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because bronze is an alloy. alloy can't rust.! ;))
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1. Wash the bronze piece with liquid soap and water. Use a soft-bristled brush to clean into recessed areas. If the bronze item still has quite a bit of dirt on it, dip it into melted
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Rust starts with the perfect storm of things. You have to have a metal, some fluid, and oxygen. The metal piece has to be willing to give up its electrons, so not all metals rust.
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1 Additional Answer
Bronze does not rust and it normally tarnishes as it corrodes, this is due to the fact that it is made of copper and iron is the only metal on earth that is known to rust.
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