Tin
Project By Will Magor

Atomic Structure

  • Atomic # and Symbol: 50 Sn
  • Density: 7310 kg m-3
  • Melting Point: 505.08 K
  • Boiling Point: 2875 K
  • Electron Configuration: 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d10 4p6 5s2 4d10 5p2
  • Atomic Radius: 145 pm
  • Ionic Radius: 96
  • Ionization Energy: 708.6
  • State: Metal
  • Electronegativity: 1.96 Pauling

History of Tin

  • Founded by Unknown
  • Perhaps by using the same method as panning for gold
  • 3000 BC
  • Across Europe
  • Extracted from Ores

Uses of Tin

  • It is used for all types of metal working. From plates and Decorating to Pipes and Batteries.
  • Organotin is the most heavily used.

Interesting Facts

  • Tin is the 49th most abundant element
  • Naturally formed in Ores and/or Rivers
  • 0.024 cents per mg


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