Symbol: Sn

Atomic Number: 50

Atomic Weight: 118.710

Tin (atomic number 50, symbol Sn) is a metal and chemical element which is known since ancient times. Copper and tin were combined to produce bronze as early as 3000 BC.

Properties and Isotopes
Tin is ductile, malleable, and silvery-white in color and occurs in two allotropic forms. The element is pliable and soft and reacts with acid salts, alkalis, and strong acids. Tin has good corrosion resistance and is used as a catalyst. It has a boiling point of (4118 F) 2270 C and melting point of 450 F (232 C). There are 20 isotopes and 10 of them are...Read More