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Cassiterite on Quartz from Kara Oba (Dzhambul), Betpakdala Desert, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

 
Cassiterite on Quartz from Kara Oba (Dzhambul), Betpakdala Desert, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

Cassiterite on Quartz from Kara Oba (Dzhambul), Betpakdala Desert, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

DESCRIPTION:No. 22205
Mineral:Cassiterite on Quartz
Locality:Kara Oba (Dzhambul), Betpakdala Desert, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan
Description:Several milky quartz crystals up to 7 cm long with overgrowth of dark-brown (nearly black) cassiterite crystals up to 5 mm, many showing penetration twinning. A single crystal of water-clear fluorite is mixed too. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #M1171
Overall Size:7x5x4 cm
Crystals:2-70 mm
Status: For reference only
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