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Cassiterite (twinned crystals) from Xianghualing Cassiterite Mine, 32 km north of Linwu, Hunan Province, China

 
Cassiterite (twinned crystals) from Xianghualing Cassiterite Mine, 32 km north of Linwu, Hunan Province, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 24408
Mineral:Cassiterite (twinned crystals)
Locality:Xianghualing Cassiterite Mine, 32 km north of Linwu, Hunan Province, China
Description:Pyramidal crystal cluster of two cassiterite crystals twinned in the center. The crystal surfaces are clean and undamaged with only natural crystal imperfections. When rear-illuminated with strong light the cassiterite is seen to be translucent.
Overall Size:28x27x20 mm
Crystals:27 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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