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Cassiterite from Zinnwald-Cínovec District, Erzgebirge, Saxony-Bohemia border region, Germany-Czech Republic

 
Cassiterite from Zinnwald-Cínovec District, Erzgebirge, Saxony-Bohemia border region, Germany-Czech Republic

Cassiterite from Zinnwald-Cínovec District, Erzgebirge, Saxony-Bohemia border region, Germany-Czech Republic

DESCRIPTION:No. 23837
Mineral:Cassiterite
Locality:Zinnwald-Cínovec District, Erzgebirge, Saxony-Bohemia border region, Germany-Czech Republic
Description:Many translucent crystals of yellow-brown cassiterite on matrix. The cassiterite crystals are remarkable transparent for this mineral (usually opaque). Scattered damage visible under magnification. A classic. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #M246
Overall Size:8x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:3-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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