Definition of Tinstone

1. n. Cassiterite.



Definition of Tinstone

1. Noun. The mineral cassiterite. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tinstone

1. a tin ore [n -S]

Medical Definition of Tinstone

1. Cassiterite. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tinstone

tinselling
tinselly
tinselry
tinsels
tinsey
tinseys
tinsful
tinsleyite
tinsmith
tinsmithies
tinsmithing
tinsmithings
tinsmiths
tinsmithy
tinsnips
tinstone (current term)
tinstones
tint
tinta
tintable
tintack
tintacks
tintamar
tintamars
tinted
tinted denture base
tinted vision
tinter
tinternell
tinters

Literary usage of Tinstone

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1. Quantitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1903)
"Of the tin ores only the two most important, tinstone and tin pyrites, ... As tinstone is insoluble in acids, its analysis must always be preceded by its ..."

2. Handbook of Metallurgy by Carl Schnabel (1898)
"We have therefore under the extraction of tin from tinstone, to consider:— 1. The purification of tinstone from injurious impurities. 2. ..."

3. The Nature of Ore Deposits by Richard Beck (1905)
"tinstone in a Lower Liassic Limestone of the Campiglia, Italy. One of the most remarkable tinstone deposits, rediscovered only recently, but known to the ..."

4. The Assayer's Manual: An Abridged Treatise on the Docimastic Examination of by Bruno Kerl (1883)
"DETERMINATION OF tinstone BY WASHING. This method is used for testing borings from mines, ... The specific gravity of tinstone = 6.8 to 7.0. ..."

5. The Assayer's Manual by Bruno Kerl (1889)
"DETERMINATION OF tinstone BY WASHING. This method is used for testing borings from ... The specific gravity of tinstone = 6.8 to 7.0. A. Saxon away of tin. ..."

6. Mineral Products of New South Wales by Harrie Wood, Robert Etheridge, Archibald Liversidge, New South Wales Dept. of Mines, Charles Smith Wilkinson, Robert Logan Jack (1882)
"Stony Batta Creek Chromite, serpentine. Swan Creek tinstone. ... Attunga tinstone. KINO. Bala Copper ores. Bowning Creek Copper and silver ores. ..."

7. Handbook of Metallurgy by Carl Schnabel (1907)
"The Treatment of Intermediate Products and Dross obtained by tin Reduction of tinstone in Reverberatory Furnaces The bodies included under this head are ..."

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