OPEN THREAD 20191226

Basically, all legal free speech is allowed. We will assist the authorities in dealing with illegal speech. You are each other’s moderators. Have fun. And don’t forget to MAGA at nuclear levels.

Citizen U

Day 50 – TIN.

8 thoughts on “OPEN THREAD 20191226

  1. I am so exhausted that I’m nodding off for minutes at a time — I’m rounding 36 hours without sleep. I left suggestions for tin at the end of the Indium thread, but I can’t be the one to carry them. G’night!

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    1. Neat!

      What might not be obvious from this is that something is not considered a mineral until it is found in nature, and often it has a mineral name distinct from the chemical name.

      (The phrasing of the article is consistent with this: It’s described as a new mineral, despite that compound being well known beforehand.)

      The bigger question is, how much crap did you have to wade through on CNN to find this?

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