Definition of tinstone in English:
Another term for cassiterite.
- The younger granites form rugged hills of Jurassic age, and contain tinstone and columbite.
- The procedures needed to separate the tinstone from the other minerals are demanding.
- Furthermore, the addition of the tinstone reduced the temperature required to melt the metal and, once melted, the bronze was more fluid and easier to cast.
Definition of tinstone in:
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