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Cassiterite in Quartz from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

 
Cassiterite in Quartz from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

Cassiterite in Quartz from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 47098
Mineral:Cassiterite in Quartz
Locality:Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Heavy specimen of translucent brown-black cassiterite in milky quartz with many lustrous cassiterite crystal faces on one end that was part of a cavity that allowed for complete crystal development. Cassiterite is uncommon at this pegmatite quarry. Collected in 1971
Overall Size:4x2x2 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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