• Cassiterite with Quartz
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Cassiterite with Quartz

$350.00   €294  £250.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC21586
On lifting this large miniature there is no doubting the lustrous black Cassiterite crystals cover a matrix of solid Cassiterite, as it seems disproportionally heavy with respect to its size.  Cassiterite has a relative density (specific gravity) of around 7.  An excellent rich coverage of sub 1.5 mm Cassiterite crystals fill the vuggy surface of the massive Cassiterite matrix together with the occasional Quartz crystal.  This lovely example of the variety Diamond Tin is from Wheal Pendarves close to Camborne in Cornwall.

Details

Dimensions
5.0 × 7.2 × 4.5 cm
Categories
Oxides and Hydroxides
Locality
Wheal Pendarves, Killivose, Camborne, Cornwall, England, UK

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cassiterite, Quartz

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