Tin

Online link https://doi.org/10.3133/pp1802S
Description Tin (Sn) is one of the first metals to be used by humans. Almost without exception, tin is used as an alloy. Its major uses today are for cans and containers, construction materials, transportation materials, and solder.
Originators Kamilli, Robert J.; Kimball, Bryn E.; Carlin, James F. Jr.; Schulz, Klaus J. (Editor); DeYoung, John H. Jr. (Editor); Seal, Robert R. II (Editor); and Bradley, Dwight C. (Editor)
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1802

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