• Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
Gallery

Cassiterite

ID: CC4143

Excellent sharply formed highly lustrous black crystals of Cassiterite from United Downs near St.Day, Cornwall. Specimens of Cassiterite were discovered when the mine site was being stripped for a municipal rubbish dump. The specimen we have from this short lived find displays many crystals of Cassiterite measuring to nearly 5mm on a light brown killas with drusey colourless-white Quartz.

Details

Dimensions
7.0 × 4.9 × 4.6 cm
Categories
Ex. Nick Carruth Collection, Classic Minerals
Locality
United Downs, Gwennap, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cassiterite

Related Mineral Specimens

Cassiterite with Pyrite
$750
 Levant Mine, Trewellard, Cornwall, England, Europe
A very rich specimen of densely intergrown crystals of brown Cassiterite crystals with Quartz...
Cassiterite with Siderite and Quartz
$850
 
A classic specimen of lustrous and finely terminated black Cassiterite crystals are surrounded by...
Cassiterite with Arsenopyrite
$1,500
 Viloco Mine, Loayza Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia, South America
Well-developed, mostly twinned, crystals of very lustrous deep brown Cassiterite which  are...
Cassiterite with Muscovite
$1,500
 Pingwu Beryl Mine, Huya township, Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
Four well formed intergrown twinned crystal clusters of very lustrous Cassiterite measuring...