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Cassiterite

ID: CC19327
A very rich and aesthetic coverage of bright translucent Cassiterite crystals on and in a dark green-grey chloritic veinstone from South Crofty mine at Pool, Redruth, Cornwall, England.  The clove-brown crystals range between 1 and 3 mm and form an almost solid crust on top of the matrix.  All the Cassiterite has a very bright glassy lustre, the local mining term for this ore being ‘Diamond Tin’.  A small double terminated Quartz crystal is perched on top.  A terrific South Crofty Cassiterite.

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Dimensions
5.8 × 5.5 × 2.7 cm
Categories
Oxides and Hydroxides
Locality
South Crofty Mine, Pool, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cassiterite

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