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Tin

You use is everywhere day or night, from containing your food to holding your lights!
Atomic # 50

Atomic mass 118.69 u

Discovered around 8,000 B.C. by ancient humans

Melting point 231.93 degrees celcius

boiling point 2602 degrees celcius

normally a solid.

Cost

$0.16 per gram

Interesting facts

Its presence as a metal is mentioned in the Old Testament.

It is the 49th most common element in the Earth's crust.

Tin has more stable isotopes than any other element.

Tin does not corrode in water.

When tin is bent it makes a squeaking noise that is called "tin cry".

Tin is used in everything from screws to bed frames.