• Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
  • Cassiterite
Oxides and Hydroxides

Cassiterite

$2,000.00   €1,668  £1,440.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19693
A magnificent group of jet-black Cassiterite crystals up to around 3 cm long and forming stellate repeated twinned clusters on a microcrystalline, pink-tinged milky Quartz matrix.  This lovely specimen is from Krásno close to Horní Slavkov in the Czech Republic, displays semi-matt, slightly frosted tetragonal faces whose re-entrant faces between the twinned pairs have a brilliant bright metallic lustre.  Although none are complete, each crystal’s geometry demonstrates that a full cyclic twin would be a six-fold repeat, or sixling.  A delightful and showy Cassiterite from Krásno.

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Dimensions
5.3 × 4.0 × 3.6 cm
Categories
Oxides and Hydroxides
Locality
Krásno, Horní Slavkov (Schlaggenwald), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia, Czech Republic

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cassiterite

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