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Cassiterite and Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

 
Cassiterite and Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

Cassiterite and Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 40131
Mineral:Cassiterite and Muscovite
Locality:Xuebaoding Mountain near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China
Description:Superb specimen of complexly-twinned lustrous black cassiterite crystals up to 5 cm across overgrown on platy muscovite mica crystals up to 15 mm across. The cassiterite crystals are deep black color and show slight translucency in thin areas.
Overall Size:8x5x4 cm
Crystals:5-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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