• Cassiterite with Beryl var. Goshenite and Mica
  • Cassiterite with Beryl var. Goshenite and Mica
  • Cassiterite with Beryl var. Goshenite and Mica
Silicates

Cassiterite with Beryl var. Goshenite and Mica

$350.00   €341  £290.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC32497
Just a brief description of the vein mineralisation at the Pingwu Beryl mine on Mount Xuebaoding, Sichuan Province, China, instantly makes you reach for the napkins to mop those drooling chops! This beautiful small cabinet specimen features two large Goshenite crystals and several large Cassiterite crystals against a matrix of silvery-white Muscovite mica on a massive Mica and Quartz matrix. Goshenite is the almost colourless variety of Beryl, in this specimen, a pale teal blue of gemmy to translucent optical clarity, with the larger crystal measuring a whopping 3.8 cm! The largest Cassiterite measures to 2.5 cm and all Cassiterites have a dazzling reflective lustre. It’s a really terrific specimen of Beryl and Cassiterite from this well-known mine in Pingwu County.

Details

Dimensions
5.8 × 7.0 × 5.4 cm
Categories
Gem Minerals, Latest Additions, Oxides and Hydroxides, Silicates
Locality
Pingwu, Mount Xuebaoding, Pingwu County, Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Beryl, Cassiterite, Goshenite, Mica

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