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This material has a general composition of 2/3 copper and 1/3 zinc. This material has a distinctive bright golden coloring and is primarily used in aesthetic settings or in applications where low friction is necessary. As an electroplated finish it is nonmagnetic and resists corrosion well. Often used when sparking is an issue. It has excellent cold working (forming at room temperature) properties. Used in locks, gears, doorknobs, plumbing, electrical applications and musical instruments.