• Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
Gallery

Cassiterite

ID: CC3933

A richly crystallized specimen of Cassiterite from one of Cornwall's richest tin mines, namely Great Work Mine, Godolphin Cross, Breage (but suffered form antiquated mining methods even for the 19th century). Bright lustrous deep brown crystals of Cassiterite measuring to 3mm richly line cavities in massive Cassiterite. The Cassiterite has formed on a typical Cholrite/Quartz matrix with some metallic yellow Pyrite. A rich Cassiterite from the mine.

Details

Dimensions
9.0 × 7.0 × 3.8 cm
Categories
Locality
Great Work Mine, Godolphin Cross, Breage, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cassiterite

Related Mineral Specimens

Cassiterite
$250
 Llallagua, Potosi Department, Bolivia, South America
A very rich specimen of Cassiterite from the sulphide and tin mining area of Llallagua, Bolivia....
Cassiterite Var Wood Tin
$750
 West Wheal Kitty, St. Agnes, Cornwall, England
A Quartz vein cross-section of tin ore from West Wheal Kitty, St. Agnes, Cornwall. Characteristic...
Cassiterite
$250
 Wheal Kitty, St. Agnes, Cornwall, England, Europe
Lustrous dark brown crystals of intergrown Cassiterite measuring to around 1cm with white Quartz...
Cassiterite
$2,000
 Horni Slavkov (Schlaggenwald), Bohemia, Czech Republic, Europe
A neat miniature specimen of lustrous deep brown Cassiterite crystals measuring to 1.5cm on a Quartz...