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Cassiterite on Albite from Shengus, Skardu Road, Gilgit, Pakistan

 
Cassiterite on Albite from Shengus, Skardu Road, Gilgit, Pakistan

Cassiterite on Albite from Shengus, Skardu Road, Gilgit, Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 14747
Mineral:Cassiterite on Albite
Locality:Shengus, Skardu Road, Gilgit, Pakistan
Description:Superb specimen of lustrous black cassiterite crystals up to 20 mm in a complex, intersecting cluster perched on the center of white albite matrix with a 5 cm long black schorl tourmaline crystal on the back side. The cassiterite shows complex twinning.
Overall Size:6x6x4 cm
Crystals:8-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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