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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 46192
Mineral:Cassiterite (twinned crystals) on Muscovite
Locality:Xuebaoding Mountain near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China
Description:Highly lustrous black cassiterite crystals up to 33 mm on matrix of silvery muscovite mica crystals up to 10 mm. The cassiterite crystals are twinned on a central plane running through the middle and have striated crystal faces. Bottom is sawn flat. Ex. Bob Holzer (1934-2009) collection
Overall Size:8.5x7x3.5 cm
Crystals:4-33 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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