This is really freaking cool. As reported by Seeker, a new batch of ancient ingots was recovered in February 2017 from the same shipwreck where the metal was initially found in 2015, adding to the stockpile.
Questions arise over whether or not the alloy is Orichalcum, a metal mentioned in ancient writings which include the story of Atlantis.
X-ray imaging reveals that the ingots are an alloy of "75 to 80 percent copper, 15 to 20 percent zinc, and small percentages of nickel, lead, and iron."
I wish I could get my hands on some of it just to play with!
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