what is the solute and solvent in brass

list some more solid solution with theri solvent & solute

In brass solute is zinc and copper is solvent.

More examples of solid solution are:


Solute – tin and solvent - copper

Steel – carbon ands solvent-  iron

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 Brass is a solid solution of metals, principally Copper and Zinc. Proportion of both of this elements is almost equal Copper 45% to 55 % and Zinc 55 %to 45 %.Zinc has lower melting point and it helps in dissolving Copper to for Brass. So Zinc can be termed as Solvent and Copper as Solute.

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