Wikipedia
Search Wikipedia:

Latest topics
» Catalysis and its importance in chemical industry
Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:06 am by bejoy

» Cracking: Breaking up larger molecules
Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:05 am by bejoy

» What is Alkylation?
Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:35 am by bejoy

» An Ultimate Guide on Diamond
Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:15 am by bejoy

» Chemistry Running Behind Anger
Mon Oct 30, 2017 12:31 am by bejoy

» The Discovery of Four New Elements in the Periodic Table
Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:23 am by bejoy

» Carbonic Acid: Occurrence, Preparation, Properties and Uses
Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:39 am by bejoy

» Manufacturing of alumina through Bayer process
Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:16 am by bejoy

» Lithium batteries to run at ultra-low temperatures
Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:54 am by bejoy

November 2017
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   

Calendar Calendar

Free Hit Counter

An Introduction Tin Element(Sn)

View previous topic View next topic Go down

An Introduction Tin Element(Sn)

Post  bejoy on Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:28 am

The discovery of tin is unknown as the time or the location of discovery was dated long back. Tools or weapons including tin was discovered by human’s years ago in 3,000 BC. Tin is the oldest man-made object that contain tin is the Bronze. Bronze is the element that contains both copper and tin. Historians reveal that tin was extracted for manufacturing and trading in Britain and Spanish Islands where it was found the most. Tin is the 49th most rich element in the earth’s crust, having 2 parts per million compared with 75 parts per million for zinc, 50 parts per million for copper, and 14 parts per million for lead.

Characteristics of Tin.
Tin is a soft and malleable metal.
Ductile and crystalline silvery-white metal.
It melts at low temperature of around 232 °Celsius (450 °Fahrenheit).
There are 2 kinds of allotropes beta-tin the metallic form, or white tin and alpha-tin or grey tin.
White tin or metallic form which is stable at room temperature is malleable.
Grey tin stable below 13.2 °Celsius is brittle.
Read more: https://goo.gl/ctHgf8

bejoy

Posts : 197
Join date : 2013-12-10

View user profile

Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum