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Cermet Chunk
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Alchemy is used to synthesize these chunks of super-hard material.

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What is cermet?
# Jan 29 2006 at 4:29 PM Rating: Excellent
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Cermet is an abbreviation for "CERamic" and "METal." CerMet is a composite material composed of ceramic (cer) and metallic (met) materials. The metal is used as a binder for an oxide, boride, carbide, or alumina. Generally, the metallic elements used are nickel, molybdenum, and cobalt. Depending on the physical structure of the material, cermets can also be metal matrix composites, but cermets are usually less than 20% metal by volume.

It is used in the manufacture of resistors (especially potentiometers), capacitors, and other electronic components which may experience high temperatures.

Some types of cermet are also being considered for use as spacecraft shielding as they resist the high velocity impacts of micrometeoroids and orbital debris much more effectively than more traditional spacecraft materials such as aluminum and other metals.

{Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cermet }

Hmmm.. And I thought this was just another made up SciFi/Fantasy material like Mythril.
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RE: What is cermet?
# Mar 23 2006 at 9:54 PM Rating: Decent
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Someone knows their alchemy/chemistry.
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#Belgareth, Posted: Aug 02 2005 at 3:48 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) So we got a person who is bring Gilsellers into Dynamis on Cait sith named Ryudo. They are trying to sell currency for 50k per single unit and 5mil per 100 unit. Well I guess Relic weapons will become harder to get if you plan on buying currency and items from these FOOLS.
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# Jul 10 2005 at 12:39 PM Rating: Decent
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my alchemy is 58 and i am doing the 2 golem shard recipe, and i just got a .1 skill up. so i dont think the cap is 58...
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# Sep 15 2004 at 1:22 PM Rating: Decent
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a stack of these currently goes for 50k on diabolos
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Where the **** is it?
# Apr 08 2004 at 9:17 AM Rating: Decent
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I'm having problems finding these in AH for gobbiebag IV quest. Anyone knows the category I please post it. I'm off again scrolling through the listings =S
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RE: Where is it?
# May 10 2004 at 2:32 PM Rating: Decent
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Cerment CHunks
# Jan 25 2004 at 12:31 PM Rating: Default
Anyone know where to find Cerment chunks besides the AH?
RE: Cerment CHunks
# Dec 06 2005 at 10:23 AM Rating: Decent
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Have had 8 chunks drop off Strange Apparatus 2x during my career (just make sure you know the password system, so you don't end up with any crystals). Who knows? If you don't get cermet chunks, maybe you will get some money items (arcane flowerpot/rune weapons). Only downside on using SA with password is getting rune arrows... not worth much.
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RE: Cerment CHunks
# Feb 05 2004 at 2:15 AM Rating: Decent
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Do believe these can only be made via high level alchemy.
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RE: Cerment CHunks
# Mar 14 2005 at 7:48 AM Rating: Decent
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/wave elowan, thanks for the rings again!

eh, late 50's is exactly "high" level alch,
also, you can get some from the [strange apperatus] quest
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