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Mineral of the month: tin

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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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