How Is Tin Produced?


Tin is an element found in the earth's crust and the largest deposits are in the Far East stretching from the Yunnan Province in China to Malaysia. Hard rock mining is done in many cases where the ore is retrieved by blasting and drilling. Next, the material is transported to a concentrator where it is crushed. Next step involves the flotation process through which the tin is the recovered.
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Tin is produced by the mining of cassiterite ore. Since tin is not found alone, it has to be extracted from the cassiterite by using coal in a furnace. You can find more information here:
For many years tin was produced into many items. It was used for pens and pans. It was also used for a wide variety of every day items.
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