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Cassiterite

tin

Cassiterite, or tinstone, principal ore of tin. The brown-to-black-colored mineral is found in veins, along with granite and quartz, and in riverbeds as pebbles. It is mined commercially in Malaysia, China, Bolivia, Indonesia, Thailand, the Congo, and Nigeria.

See also: Tin.

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