What is famous for tin mining?

Where is tin mostly mined?

The most important of these is in Southeast Asia and includes the tin-mining areas of China—which accounted for nearly half of all tin production in the early 21st century. Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brazil, Australia, Nigeria, and Congo (Kinshasa) are other major tin contributors.

Where is tin mined in Nigeria?

The Jos Plateau
Tin mining areas in Nigeria. The Jos Plateau is shown as a stippled circle; it is the chief mining area and produces over 90 per cent of the tin in Nigeria each year.

Who discovered tin?

The history of tin began in 1810. The British Government granted a patent to a merchant, Peter Durand for his idea of using. James Smith found the rich deposit of tin at Mount Bischoff. The discovery of tin drew the attention of the people to the investigation of the rich mineral resources of the colony.

Where is Diamond found in Nigeria?

Katsina State
The Department of Resource Development in Nigeria's Katsina State recently found diamond and gold deposits in the area. Afriquejet quoted the state's governor Ibrahim Shehu Shema as saying that iron ore deposits had also been discovered in the area.

What was tin named after?

god Tinia
Named after the Etruscan god Tinia, the chemical symbol for tin is taken from the Latin stannum. The metal is silvery white and very soft when pure.

Which is the largest producer of India?

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