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Mineral Specimen No. 59644:
Cassiterite (twinned crystals) on Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China.

This mineral specimen of Cassiterite (twinned crystals) on Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 59644:

Minerals Species: Cassiterite (twinned crystals) on Muscovite.
Location of mineral deposit: Xuebaoding Mountain near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China.
Description: Many highly lustrous black cassiterite crystals to 18 mm scattered over silvery muscovite mica crystals to 4 mm. The cassiterite crystals are twinned on a central plane running through the middle and have complex striated crystal faces. Though the crystals are clean and in good condition, a few show damage upon close inspection, but they are minor compared to the relative size of the specimen. Collected ca. 1995.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 13x8x5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 3-18 mm
Price: $325 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Cassiterite (twinned crystals) on Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

Mineral Specimens: Cassiterite (twinned crystals) on Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

Mineral Specimens: Cassiterite (twinned crystals) on Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

Mineral Specimens: Cassiterite (twinned crystals) on Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

Mineral Specimens: Cassiterite (twinned crystals) on Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

Mineral Specimens: Cassiterite (twinned crystals) on Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

Mineral Specimens: Cassiterite (twinned crystals) on Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

Mineral Specimens: Cassiterite (twinned crystals) on Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

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