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tinstone Line breaks: tin|stone
Pronunciation: /ˈtɪnstəʊn/

Definition of tinstone in English:


Another term for cassiterite.
Example sentences
  • 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.
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