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Tin

A Burmese unit of volume approximately equivalent to 40.9 liters.
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TIN

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All chambers were wrapped with sponge and stannum foil to prevent temperature exchange.
The most frequently impurity elements form solid solutions with platinum with melting point lower than that of platinum (copper, iron, nickel, etc.), or low-melting and brittle phases (silver, lead, stannum, silicon, antimony, barium, bismuth, arsenic, aluminium, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus, selenium, tellurium, etc.), which cause failure of platinum under load and high temperature conditions.
Which metal has the Latin name stannum and the chemical symbol Sn?