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Cassiterite, Schorl Tourmaline, Quartz from St. Austell, Cornwall, England

 
Cassiterite, Schorl Tourmaline, Quartz from St. Austell, Cornwall, England

Cassiterite, Schorl Tourmaline, Quartz from St. Austell, Cornwall, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 21566
Mineral:Cassiterite, Schorl Tourmaline, Quartz
Locality:St. Austell, Cornwall, England
Description:Gray quartz crystal matrix overgrown with lustrous black cassiterite crystals up to 6 mm and elongated, translucent schorl tourmaline crystals up to 4 mm. (This is the first translucent schorl I have seen.) Possibly from the Old Beam Tin Mine. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #M1004
Overall Size:6x4x3 cm
Crystals:3-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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