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Tin, tin concentrates
Description A white malleable metallic element which resists corrosion and is used mainly in allows with lead, copper or antimony. (9) Tin ores and concentrates are principally cassiterite (or tin-stone), tin oxide, and stannite (or tin pyrites, sulphide of tin, copper and iron (11). CPC Vers. 1.1 (7): Other non-ferrous metal ores and concentrates (class 1429, part). Tin, unwrought (subclass 41443).
Source Customs Co-operation Council (CCC, 1986). Harmonised Commodity Description and Coding System, First edition. Brussels. United Nations (2003a). Central Product Classification (CPC). Version 1.1. Series M, No. 77, Ver. 1.1 (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.03.XVII.3).
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