Tin By: Marina

History:

  • Found in ancient times.
  • the one who found it is unknown.
  • used to make tools and weapons out of bronze.
  • Its earliest use was in 3500 b.c in Turkey.

now.................................then

  • to coat other metals............................................................................tools
  • food containers..................................................................................weapons

Charactersistics and appearances

White tin

White tin is the metallic form of tin it is easy to bend

Gray tin

Powder form of tin, non metalic

Basic facts

  • Tins name comes from the latin word stannum
  • Mostly found in Peru, China, Malaysia and Indonesia
  • Tin is rare there is only about two parts per million crust

Fun facts

  • Romans invaded Britain because of the amount of tin they had
  • theres an estimate that the tin that were able to mine will be gone in 20-40 years
  • Symbol: Sn
  • Atomic mass: 118.71 amu
  • Atomic number: 50
  • Melting Point: 231.9 °C
  • Boiling Point: 2270.0 °C
  • Number of Neutrons: 69

Quiz

About when is tin going to run out?

What is tin used for now?

What was it used for before?

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