Origin of tinstone
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These oxides are commonly met with in samples of wolfram and tinstone, especially niobic.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.
Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
Tin is found in nature chiefly as the oxide (SnO2), called cassiterite or tinstone.An Elementary Study of Chemistry
- another name for cassiterite
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