• Cassiterite (concentrate for smelting)
  • Cassiterite (concentrate for smelting)
  • Cassiterite (concentrate for smelting)
Oxides and Hydroxides

Cassiterite (concentrate for smelting)

$100.00   €95  £80.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC13871
An interesting artefact from the heyday of Cornish mining.  A 6.5 x 1.3 cm diameter glass tube filled with finely ground Cassiterite concentrate and contained within by tightly fitting cork stoppers at each end.  The crushed Cassiterite gravel ranges from about 0.5 o 2 mm and would likely have been milled to a much finer grain size prior to smelting.  A great bit of Cornish mining history.

Details

Dimensions
6.5 × 1.3 × 1.3 cm
Categories
Oxides and Hydroxides
Locality
Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cassiterite

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