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Tin

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A silvery-white metal


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Properties of TinHide

Atomic Number:
50
Atomic Weight:
118.710(7)
Melting Point:
505 K (778°C, 449°F)
Boiling Point:
2875 K (3148°C, 4715°F)
Density:
7.31 g/cm3

Tin in HistoryHide

Historically the discovery of Tin and its ability to alloy with zinc to produce bronze was one of the significant marker points in the development of human society, and marked the beginning of the Bronze Age.

Uses of TinHide

Tin has use as an alloy, in the production of bronze and pewter, in solders, in plating, and more.

Other Commodities associated with Tin *Hide

CommodityAssociated LocalitiesTotal Localities% Association (commodity)% Association (Tin)
Silver1799,1381.96% of all Silver deposits have Tin.27.41% of all Tin deposits have Silver.
Tungsten1161,3558.56% of all Tungsten deposits have Tin.17.76% of all Tin deposits have Tungsten.
Copper1067,8911.34% of all Copper deposits have Tin.16.23% of all Tin deposits have Copper.
Lead966,5451.47% of all Lead deposits have Tin.14.70% of all Tin deposits have Lead.
Gold8620,1810.43% of all Gold deposits have Tin.13.17% of all Tin deposits have Gold.
Zinc633,7651.67% of all Zinc deposits have Tin.9.65% of all Tin deposits have Zinc.
Antimony508615.81% of all Antimony deposits have Tin.7.66% of all Tin deposits have Antimony.
Lithium468852.27% of all Lithium deposits have Tin.7.04% of all Tin deposits have Lithium.
* in exploitable quantities, based on associations listed on mindat.org

Important ores of TinHide

Companies producing TinHide

Click on name for company details. (Number is operations listed on mindat.org)

Deposits of TinHide

Argentina
 
  • Jujuy
    • Rinconada Department
Silver Standard Resources Inc
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Blaxland Co.
      • Tallebung
    • Clive Co.
      • Binghi
      • Bolivia
      • Clive
      • Torrington
    • Gough Co.
      • Bald Nob
      • Dundee
      • Elsmore
      • The Gulf
      • Torrington district
    • Goulburn Co.
      • Holbrook
      • Jingellic
    • Hardinge Co.
    • Hume Co.
      • Bulgandry
    • Kennedy Co.
      • Fifield
    • Murchison Co.
  • Northern Territory
    • Barkly Region
      • Anningie Station
        • Anningie Pegmatite Field
  • Queensland
    • Cook Shire
      • Cooktown
  • Tasmania
    • Dorset municipality
      • Gladstone district
    • Flinders municipality
      • Furneaux Group
        • Flinders Island
          • Killiecrankie
    • Northern Midlands municipality
      • Rossarden district
    • Waratah-Wynyard municipality
      • Waratah district
        • Waratah
    • West Coast municipality
      • Trial Harbour district
  • Victoria
    • East Gippsland Shire
      • Omeo
        • Mt Wills mining district
          • Glen Wills
          • Sunnyside
    • South Gippsland Shire
      • Toora
    • Towong Shire
      • Walwa
  • Western Australia
    • Cue Shire
      • Poona
    • Port Hedland Shire
      • Abydos Station
        • Pinga Creek pegmatite field
      • Mugarinya Community (Yandearra; Yandeearra; Yandeyarra)
        • Mount Francisco
    • Yilgarn Shire
      • Holleton Goldfield
Bolivia
 
  • Oruro
    • Cercado Province
      • Oruro City
    • Dalence Province
      • Huanuni
  • Potosí
    • Cornelio Saavedra Province
        • Canutillos subdistrict
        • Colavi subdistrict
    • Potosí City
Canada
 
  • New Brunswick
    • Charlotte Co.
      • Saint George Parish
Adex Mining
  • Nova Scotia
    • Lunenburg Co.
      • New Ross
    • Yarmouth Co.
      • Argyle
        • East Kemptville
Avalon Advanced Materials Inc.
China
 
  • Guangdong Province
    • Shaoguan Prefecture
      • Renhua Co.
Zhongjing Lingnan Nonferrous Metals Data
  • Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
  • Sichuan Province
    • Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture
      • Xide Co.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
 
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Allier
      • Le Mayet-de-Montagne
        • Laprugne
Germany
 
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge
      • Altenberg
        • Tin mine
      • Schneeberg
        • Lindenau
Germany & Czech Republic
 
  • Erzgebirge / Krusné Hory Mts (Ore Mts)
Indonesia
 
  • Sumatra (Sumatera)
    • Bangka-Belitung Province
      • Bangka Island
      • Belitung Island (Biliton Island)
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Chugoku Region
      • Yamaguchi Prefecture
        • Iwakuni City
    • Kinki Region
      • Hyogo Prefecture
        • Yabu City
          • Oya-cho
Malaysia
 
  • Perak
  • Perlis
Mexico
 
  • Durango
    • Mun. de Coneto de Comonfort
      • América-Sapioris District (Potrillos)
        • Sapioris
Mozambique
 
  • Manica Province
    • Gondola District
      • Inchope
Namibia
 
  • Erongo Region
    • Arandis
    • Dâures
    • Karibib
Nigeria
 
  • Plateau State
    • Jos Plateau
      • Bukuru
Portugal
 
  • Viseu District
    • Vila Nova de Paiva
      • Queiriga
        • Lagares do Estanho Mines
Russia
 
  • Kabardino-Balkaria
    • Baksan Valley
      • Tyrnyauz Mo-W deposit
  • Kamchatka Krai
  • Khabarovsk Krai
    • Ayan-Maya district
      • Aldan shield
    • Malyi Khingan Range
    • Verkhneurmiiskii ore field
  • Magadan Oblast
    • Kolyma River Basin
      • Ust' Umchug
  • Primorsky Krai
South Africa
 
  • KwaZulu-Natal Province
    • Uthungulu District
      • Umfuli Tin Field
  • Limpopo Province
    • Bushveld Complex
      • Waterberg District
        • Naboomspruit (Mookgophong)
  • Western Cape Province
    • Cape Town
      • Devils Peak
Spain
 
  • Castile and Leon
    • Salamanca
Swaziland
 
  • Hhohho District
UK
 
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Carn Brea
        • Pool
      • Perranzabuloe
        • Perranporth
      • St Agnes
        • St Agnes Consols (Polberro Consols)
      • St Enoder
        • Indian Queens
          • Trevarran United Mines
      • St Just
        • Botallack
        • Pendeen
      • St Neot
      • St Stephen-in-Brannel
      • Treverbyn
        • Bugle
        • Carluddon
          • Carclaze China Clay Pit (Baal China Clay Pit)
      • Wendron
        • Porkellis
    • Devon
      • Plymouth
        • Plympton
Wolf Minerals
      • West Devon
        • Buckland Monachorum
        • Dartmoor Forest
        • Sheepstor
USA
 
  • Alabama
    • Coosa Co.
      • Alabama Tin Belt
      • Coosa Tin Belt
  • Alaska
    • Aleutians East Borough
      • Alaska Peninsula District
    • Bethel Borough
      • Aniak District
      • Iditarod District
      • McGrath District
      • Redoubt District
    • Denali Borough
      • Bonnifield District
      • Kantishna District
      • McGrath District
    • Dillingham Borough
      • Aniak District
      • Bristol Bay District
    • Fairbanks North Star Borough
      • Circle District
      • Fairbanks District
    • Haines Borough
      • Juneau District
        • Skagway District
    • Hoonah-Angoon Borough
      • Juneau District
        • Glacier Bay District
      • Yakutat District
    • Kenai Peninsula Borough
      • Redoubt District
    • Lake and Peninsula Borough
      • Alaska Peninsula District
      • Bristol Bay District
    • Matanuska-Susitna Borough
      • Chulitna District (Valdez Creek)
      • Valdez Creek District
      • Willow Creek District
      • Yentna District
    • Nome Borough
      • Bering Sea District
      • Council District
      • Fairhaven District
      • Kougarok District
      • Koyuk District
      • Nome District
      • Port Clarence District
        • American Tinfields; Inc. Mine
      • Serpentine District
        • Ear Mountain area
    • North Slope Borough
      • Canning District
    • Northwest Arctic Borough
      • Fairhaven District
      • Noatak District
      • Shungnak District
    • Southeast Fairbanks Borough
      • Bonnifield District
      • Chistochina District
      • Delta River District
      • Eagle District
      • Fortymile District
      • Goodpaster District
    • Valdez-Cordova Borough
      • Chistochina District
      • Prince William Sound District
    • Wrangell-Petersburg Borough
      • Kupreanof District
      • Petersburg District
    • Yukon-Koyukuk Borough
      • Circle District
      • Colville District
      • Hot Springs District
      • Hughes District
      • Iditarod District
      • Innoko District
      • Kaiyuh District
      • Koyukuk District
      • Kuskokwim District
      • McGrath District
      • Melozitna District
      • Rampart District
      • Ruby District
      • Sheenjek District
      • Shungnak District
      • Tolovana District
  • Arizona
    • Greenlee Co.
  • California
    • Kern Co.
      • Tehachapi Mts
        • Gorman District
          • Lebec
            • Tejon Tin project (Gorman Tin project)
    • Orange Co.
      • Santa Ana Mts
        • Trabuco Canyon [town]
          • Trabuco Canyon
    • Riverside Co.
      • El Cerrito
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Ivanpah District
        • Ivanpah Mts
          • Kessler Peak
  • Colorado
    • Boulder Co.
      • Arapaho Peaks
        • South Arapaho Peak
      • Nederland District
    • El Paso Co.
      • Cheyenne District (St. Peters Dome District)
    • Park Co.
      • Lake George (Badger Flats) Area
        • Tappan Mountain Area
      • Lake George Beryllium area (Badger Flats Beryllium area; Mountain Dale)
  • Idaho
    • Bonner Co.
    • Custer Co.
      • Fourth Of July Creek District
      • Stanley Area
    • Lemhi Co.
      • McDevitt District
    • Owyhee Co.
      • De Lamar District
    • Shoshone Co.
  • Maine
    • Kennebec Co.
      • Winslow
  • Montana
    • Beaverhead Co.
      • Pioneer District
    • Deer Lodge Co.
      • Flint Creek Range Area
    • Ravalli Co.
      • Mineral Point District
  • Nevada
    • Esmeralda Co.
      • Goldfield District
        • Goldfield
    • Pershing Co.
      • Antelope District
  • New Hampshire
    • Carroll Co.
      • Jackson
  • North Carolina
    • Caldwell Co.
      • Lenoir
    • Cleveland Co.
      • Kings Mountain District
      • Kings Mountain Range
      • NW of Hawkins Branch
    • Gaston Co.
      • Kings Mountain District
    • Iredell Co.
      • Statesville
    • Lincoln Co.
      • Kings Mountain District
    • Rutherford Co.
  • Oregon
    • Jackson Co.
      • Gold Hill District
  • South Carolina
    • Cherokee Co.
      • Kings Mountain District
  • South Dakota
    • Custer Co.
      • Unorganized District
    • Lawrence Co.
      • Tinton pegmatite District
    • Pennington Co.
      • Harney City
      • Hill City District
      • Keystone District
      • Keystone Gold District
      • Oreville District
      • Unorganized District
  • Texas
    • El Paso Co.
      • Franklin Mts (Franklin Range)
  • Virginia
    • Rockbridge Co.
      • Irish Creek
      • Northern Section-Blue Ridge Province
        • Montebello
  • Wyoming
    • Crook Co.
      • Tinton pegmatite District
Zimbabwe
 
  • Matabeleland North
    • Hwange District
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