What material are church bells made of?

cast iron
copper
bronze
ceramics
The tra­di­tion­al metal for church bells is a bronze of about 23% tin. Steel was tried during the busy church-build­ing period of mid-19th-­cen­tu­ry England, for its economy over bronze, but was found not to be durable.

Answers distribution

cast iron
copper
bronze
ceramics
answers
flagItaly
0%
5%
94%
0%
18
flagGermany
11%
3%
80%
2%
78
flagthe United Kingdom
16%
4%
76%
2%
121
flagFrance
15%
7%
76%
0%
13
flagCanada
10%
5%
75%
5%
20
flagPoland
9%
14%
71%
2%
5272
flagUnknown
15%
15%
69%
0%
26
flagNorway
21%
21%
57%
0%
14
flagthe United States
28%
18%
47%
5%
199
flagLithuania
9%
36%
45%
0%
11
flagIndia
25%
18%
44%
11%
54

Gender

men80%
women72%
cast iron
8%
9%
copper
10%
15%
bronze
80%
72%
ceramics
1%
2%

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