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Rocks and Metals

Metals

 

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Click to see a larger version of this imagetin toy cars, tin boxes and tin buckets

Tin Plate: One of the most important uses of tin was to coat or ‘plate’ other metals. 


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Other metals in Cornwall

Click to see a larger version of this imagelode material underground

What metals do you find down Cornish mines?


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Tungsten (W)

Click to see a larger version of this imagetungsten filament in a light bulb

Switch on a light bulb and it's there for all to see. 


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Lead (Pb)

Lead is one of the oldest metals known to humans.


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Comment left by Tee - Yaa on 2009-11-10 17:48:08

good website not very educaational i think there should be more about the history of the mine

Comment left by Sam Scantlebury on 2010-06-27 18:13:58

Fantastic website, more archival info and photos' please.

 

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