• Cassiterite 'Tin Stone'
  • Cassiterite 'Tin Stone'

Cassiterite 'Tin Stone'

ID: CC975

A weighty example of Cassiterite tin ore from the world famous Levant Mine, Trewellard, Cornwall. The 'Tin Stone' is a deep browny-green Chlorite heavily embedded with Cassiterite. There are lots of small cavities lined with sparkling micro-crystals of Cassiterite.


7.0 × 6.5 × 5.3 cm
Levant Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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