History

History of Tin
Essential

History of Tin

Tin is an essential metal in the creation of tin bronzes, and its acquisition was an important part of ancient cultures from the Bronze Age onward.

History

Bangka Island Indonesia

Mentok was founded at 1732 by Encek Wan Akub as order of Sultan Palembang Darussalam Sri Susuhan Mahmud Badaruddin I, beginning as a small village...

Bangka Island Indonesia
Tin in Europe
Mining

Tin in Europe

Europe has very few sources of tin. It was therefore of extreme importance throughout ancient times to import it long distances from known tin...

Sourcing

Tin in Asia

Western Asia has very little tin ore; the few sources that have recently been found are too insignificant to have played a major role during most of ancient...

Tin in Asia