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Cassiterite (twinned crystals) from Linopolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Cassiterite (twinned crystals) from Linopolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Cassiterite (twinned crystals) from Linopolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Cassiterite (twinned crystals) from Linopolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 42072
Mineral:Cassiterite (twinned crystals)
Locality:Linopolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Highly lustrous black cassiterite crystals with no matrix attached. The cassiterite crystals are twinned at 60 forming star-shaped groups. This specimen resembles the recent Chinese cassiterite in quality. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #427; acquired in 1998 from L. Menezes
Overall Size:5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:5-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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