• Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
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Cassiterite

$400.00   €325  £280.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC8974

An ugly yet greatly appealing specimen of a crystalline fibrous form of Cassiterite, occurring as intergrown crude brown-black spherules capping and penetrating a block of limonitic veinstone Quartz.  From the alluvial deposit near to Bejewans, south-west of Penzance, this specimen could be classified as the variety “wood tin” due to its fibrous habit.  A very interesting and historic specimen, originating from the Baroness Burdett-Coutts collection, but, sadly, with no label.

Details

Dimensions
4.3 × 3.9 × 3.7 cm
Categories
Oxides and Hydroxides
Locality
Bejewans, Sancreed, St Just, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cassiterite

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