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Name: Tin
Symbol: Sn
Atomic Number: 50
Atomic Mass: 118.710
Standard State: solid at 298 K
Group name:(none)
Period in Periodic Table: 5
Color: silvery lustrous grey
Classification: Metallic

Tin is a hard, goldish looking metal which is used for making "tin cans" and coating other metals to keep from corrosion. It is also used for tin salts sprayed onto glass are used to produce electically conductive coatings. The word tin came from the Latin word stannum, meaning tin. That is also where they got the symbol Sn.