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Cassiterite (twinned) on Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain, Pingwu, Sichuan, China

 
Cassiterite (twinned) on Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain, Pingwu, Sichuan, China

Cassiterite (twinned) on Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain, Pingwu, Sichuan, China

Cassiterite (twinned) on Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain, Pingwu, Sichuan, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 30340
Mineral:Cassiterite (twinned) on Muscovite
Locality:Xuebaoding Mountain, Pingwu, Sichuan, China
Description:Complexly twinned crystals of black cassiterite up to 35 mm in matrix of silvery muscovite crystals up to 10 mm. The cassiterite crystals are arranged in a crossing formation and have crystal faces composed of many smaller, parallel faces.
Overall Size:7x6x4 cm
Crystals:3-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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