• Cassiterite, Tourmaline and Quartz
  • Cassiterite, Tourmaline and Quartz
  • Cassiterite, Tourmaline and Quartz

Cassiterite, Tourmaline and Quartz

ID: CC1138

An excellent specimen of Cassiterite from a mine that is well regarded for giving up well-formed crystals of the species, namely the Old Beam Mine in the heart of the China Clay district, Cornwall, England. Lustrous deep brown/black crystals of Cassiterite measuring to 1.1cm are seen as clusters and singles. Intergrown with translucent prismatic Quartz crystals and groups of lustrous black Tourmaline needles.


6.2 × 4.1 × 3.3 cm
Old Beam Mine, Bugle, St Austell, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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