• Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
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Cassiterite

ID: CC2893

A superb Cassiterite specimen, donated by William Vaux to the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences, Pennsylvania. Highly lustrous Cassiterite crystals are inter-grown, richly encrusting the matrix. The crystals are sharply formed, measuring to 1.5cm, on a matrix of buff coloured Feldspar with granular Cassiterite. There is minor damage to some crystals. This is a historical specimen dating from pre 1900s - a classic specimen from one of Australia's premier locations for Cassiterite specimens.

Details

Dimensions
9.5 × 7.8 × 4.3 cm
Categories
Ex. Academy Of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, Classic Minerals
Locality
Inverell, Hardinge Co., New South Wales, Australia, Oceania

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cassiterite

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