• Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
Oxides and Hydroxides

Cassiterite

$100.00   €92  £80.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC17219
Great Wheal Fortune, close to the village of Breage and north-west of Helston, operated between 1855 and 1880.  This Cassiterite specimen is typical of the habit of Cassiterite at this mine, with tiny transparent to translucent, clove-brown crystals averaging 1 mm across and occasionally to 3 mm.  These have a bright glassy lustre which contrast well against the creamy-orange-tan bed of Gilbertite mica, a variety of Muscovite.

Details

Dimensions
6.2 × 4.0 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Oxides and Hydroxides
Locality
Great Wheal Fortune, Breage, Cornwall, England

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cassiterite

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