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is tin a non-ferrous metal?

i have about 250-350 lbs. of 9.999 pure tin. i am trying to sell it,but the local recyclers dont know its value. i have seen world trade prices online @ around 10$ lb. any one know anything about tin?
Russ:

The "ferrous" metals are iron, and if you mean magnetic, cobalt and nickle. So tin is not.

Soonvapor:

tin is mostly made of steel/iron
Sorry dude, I worked on metal buildings for years.

Soonvapor:

Its galvenized steel or iron usually.

Russ:

sorry, again- tin is NOT a ferrous metal, period. And what galvanization is the use of zinc, not tin.

Soonvapor:

dude! google it!

FireMadeFlesh:

Tin is a base metal, look it up on the periodic table Michael. What is commonly called 'tin' like a tin can is not really tin, its galvanised steel as you say. But that's not really tin.

BabePhat:

as of today tin is selling at 14.48 per lb. it is not a ferrous metal and you can sell it to a scrap yard to get some money for it though it will not be 14.48 it would probally be closer to 11.00 per lb.

Conny:

no scrap yard is dumb enough to pay $11 per pound, its more 11 cents per pound

Emma:
Im Not Exactly Sure Thats Why Im Looking At This Page!
Emma:
I Haave Figured It Out. Its Non-Ferrous
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