• Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
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Cassiterite

ID: CC5348

Well developed crystals of prismatic (Sparable Tin) Cassiterite are to be seen in several cavities of a dense Chloritic matrix, from the Dolcoath Mine, probably one of Cornwall's most famous tin/copper mines. Crystals of Sparable Tin measure to 8mm with a deep brown colour, scattered in cavities on crystallized botryoidal deep green Chlorite, and minor light brown Goethite. One crystal displaying a sharp sparable V-twin Cassiterite. Classic variety of Cassiterite from the deepest mine in Cornwall.

Details

Dimensions
6.0 × 5.5 × 4.0 cm
Categories
Ex. Glyn Cunnick Collection
Locality
Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cassiterite

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