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Cassiterite (twinned crystals) from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

 
Cassiterite (twinned crystals) from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Cassiterite (twinned crystals) from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Cassiterite (twinned crystals) from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Cassiterite (twinned crystals) from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Cassiterite (twinned crystals) from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 41260
Mineral:Cassiterite (twinned crystals)
Locality:Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Complex cluster of highly lustrous black cassiterite crystals exhibiting repeated twinning with areas of yellow muscovite-lepidolite mica. Looks beautiful under magnification. Cassiterite, an tin-oxide mineral, is rare in the pegmatite cavities of Maine.
Overall Size:10x7x5 mm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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