• Cassiterite on Quartz
  • Cassiterite on Quartz
  • Cassiterite on Quartz
  • Cassiterite on Quartz
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Cassiterite on Quartz

ID: CC4243

A sparkling druse of lustrous Cassiterite crystals on Quartz from the very old Bunny Mine in the heart of the St. Austell china clay district. A thick deposition of Cassiterite mostly covers the Quartz matrix, with prismatic gemmy crystals protruding through the Cassiterite. The matrix and crystals of Quartz are included by blueish grey Tourmaline needles. A rich Cassiterite specimen from the mine, from the Nick Carruth collection. The specimen also has a Sir William Serjeant (1857-1930) label on the specimen.

Details

Dimensions
6.0 × 5.9 × 4.3 cm
Categories
Ex. Nick Carruth Collection, Classic Minerals
Locality
Bunny Mine, St Austell, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cassiterite

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