• Cassiterite Pseudomorph Orthoclase
  • Cassiterite Pseudomorph Orthoclase
  • Cassiterite Pseudomorph Orthoclase
  • Cassiterite Pseudomorph Orthoclase
  • Cassiterite Pseudomorph Orthoclase
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Cassiterite Pseudomorph Orthoclase

ID: CC4792

Classic Cassiterite pseudomorph from Wheal Coates, St. Agnes, Cornwall. Twinned and inter grown crystals of the Feldspar Orthoclase have been completely replaced by granular brown Cassiterite. Crystals of replaced Orthoclase measure to 2.3cm in the Carlsbad twin law. One edge of the crystal group show previous attachment to a white-light brown 'Kaolinite'. A fine specimen of the classic pseudomorph.

Details

Dimensions
3.3 × 1.9 × 1.6 cm
Categories
Ex. Glyn Cunnick Collection, Classic Minerals
Locality
Wheal Coates, St. Agnes, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cassiterite

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