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Cassiterite var. Tin Stone from Zinnwald-Cínovec District, Erzgebirge, Saxony-Bohemia border region, Germany-Czech Republic

 
Cassiterite var. Tin Stone from Zinnwald-Cínovec District, Erzgebirge, Saxony-Bohemia border region, Germany-Czech Republic

Cassiterite var. Tin Stone from Zinnwald-Cínovec District, Erzgebirge, Saxony-Bohemia border region, Germany-Czech Republic

Cassiterite var. Tin Stone from Zinnwald-Cínovec District, Erzgebirge, Saxony-Bohemia border region, Germany-Czech Republic

DESCRIPTION:No. 18843
Mineral:Cassiterite var. Tin Stone
Locality:Zinnwald-Cínovec District, Erzgebirge, Saxony-Bohemia border region, Germany-Czech Republic
Description:Many black cassiterite crystals in milky quartz matrix. The cassiterite crystals are lustrous and can be seen to be translucent when viewed with strong illumination. Most of the crystals are undamaged (could be trimmed). Good old-time specimen. With copy of Ex. Westtown School (West Chester, Pa.) Collection label no. 6469-70, donated by Prof. Daniel S. Martin (1842-1925) from the Samuel Trimble (1798-1855) collection.
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:3-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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