Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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Document and Entity Information (USD $)
In Millions, except Share data, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2013
Mar. 06, 2014
Jun. 28, 2013
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]      
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2013    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Trading Symbol BRSS    
Entity Registrant Name GLOBAL BRASS & COPPER HOLDINGS, INC.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001533526    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   21,255,132  
Entity Public Float     $ 106.1