Mineral of the month: tin




Tin was one of the first metals discovered by humans and, like most metals, tin is rarely used by itself. Most tin is used as a protective coating or as an alloy with other metals in a diverse range of commercial and defense applications.
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Title Mineral of the month: tin
Series title Geotimes
Volume 2005
Issue March
Year Published 2005
Language English
Publisher AGI
Contributing office(s) National Minerals Information Center
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