Example sentences for: stannum

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  • Another metal, tin—for which the Phoenicians used to sail as far from Tyre and Sidon to the mines on the coast of Cornwall nearly three millennia ago—bears a Latin symbol short for another metallic substance: Sn, for stannum , a Roman-era amalgam of silver and lead.

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