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Cassiterite

ID: CC2417

A sparkling bed of sharply formed Cassiterite crystals richly cover one surface of a Goethite coated Quartz-Killas veinstone. The Cassiterite crystals measure to 3mm and are very lustrous, with a deep brown to black colouration. The specimen comes from the celebrated tin mining county of Cornwall.

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Dimensions
7.3 × 3.5 × 2.5 cm
Categories
Locality
Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cassiterite

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