• Cassiterite Var Wood Tin
  • Cassiterite Var Wood Tin
  • Cassiterite Var Wood Tin
  • Cassiterite Var Wood Tin
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Cassiterite Var Wood Tin

ID: CC94
Interesting Cornish specimen of Cassiterite, variety 'Wood Tin'. Milky Quartz is intergrown with thin dark brown bands of Cassiterite and peach-coloured K-Feldspar (Orthoclase). Cross-sections of prismatic Quartz crystals can be seen measuring to 1cm outlined in 1mm thick bands of Cassiterite. The Cassiterite is also seen as thin veins through the K-Feldspar.

Details

Dimensions
5.5 × 4.2 × 2.3 cm
Categories
Classic Minerals
Locality
Garth Mine, Burya's Bridge, Paul, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cassiterite

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