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Cassiterite on Albite var. Cleavelandite from Galilea, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Cassiterite on Albite var. Cleavelandite from Galilea, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Cassiterite on Albite var. Cleavelandite from Galilea, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 45331
Mineral:Cassiterite on Albite var. Cleavelandite
Locality:Galilea, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Sharp, well defined twinned crystals of black cassiterite up to 10 mm on colorless cleavelandite, the platy variety of albite feldspar, crystals to 35 mm. Cassiterite is a rare mineral in pegmatite cavities.
Overall Size:9x5x4.5 cm
Crystals:4-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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