alluvial tin


alluvial tin
аллювиальное олово
касситерит в речных россыпях

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • TIN — /tin/, n. taxpayer identification number. * * * Metallic chemical element, chemical symbol Sn, atomic number 50. It is a soft, silvery white metal with a bluish tinge, employed since antiquity in the traditional form of bronze, its alloy with… …   Universalium

  • tin-streamer — tinˈ streamer noun A person who washes tin from alluvial deposits • • • Main Entry: ↑tin …   Useful english dictionary

  • tin processing — Introduction       preparation of the ore for use in various products.       Tin (Sn) is a relatively soft and ductile metal with a silvery white colour. It has a density of 7.29 grams per cubic centimetre, a low melting point of 231.88° C… …   Universalium

  • tin — tinlike, adj. /tin/, n., adj., v., tinned, tinning. n. 1. Chem. a low melting, malleable, ductile metallic element nearly approaching silver in color and luster: used in plating and in making alloys, tinfoil, and soft solders. Symbol: Sn; at. wt …   Universalium

  • alluvial deposit — Material deposited by rivers. It consists of silt, sand, clay, and gravel, as well as much organic matter. Alluvial deposits are usually most extensive in the lower part of a river s course, forming floodplains and deltas, but they may form at… …   Universalium

  • tin stream — noun : an alluvial deposit of tin ore usually used in plural …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dartmoor tin-mining — The wheelpit at Huntingdon mine The Dartmoor tin mining industry is thought to have originated in pre Roman times,[1] and continued right through to the 20th century. From the 12th century onwards tin mining was regulated by a Stannary Parliament …   Wikipedia

  • Stream tin — Stream Stream (str[=e]m), n. [AS. stre[ a]m; akin to OFries. str[=a]m, OS. str[=o]m, D. stroom, G. strom, OHG. stroum, str[=u]m, Dan. & Sw. str[ o]m, Icel. straumr, Ir. sroth, Lith. srove, Russ. struia, Gr. ry sis a flowing, rei^n to flow, Skr.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stream-tin — streamˈ tin noun Tin ore found in alluvial ground • • • Main Entry: ↑stream …   Useful english dictionary

  • stream tin — noun : cassiterite occurring in the form of rolled fragments or pebbles in alluvial deposits …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mining in Bolivia — Mining in Potosí Mining in Bolivia has been a dominant feature of the Bolivian economy as well as Bolivian politics since 1557. Colonial era silver mining in Bolivia, particularly in Potosí, played a critical role in the Spanish Empire and the… …   Wikipedia


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