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General Tin Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Sn
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 118.71 gm
   Tin 100.00 %  Sn
       100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Sn
Help on Environment: Environment: In placer sands(Oban, Australia) and in calcite as discrete grains (Beaverlodge, Canada).
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) Prehistoric
Help on Locality: Locality: Original locality lost in antiquity. Isolated localites world wide. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: A word of Old English origin, related to the Dutch tin and the German zinn.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Tin Say TIN
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 40037
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