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Stannite and Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

 
Stannite and Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

Stannite and Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

Stannite and Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

Stannite and Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

Stannite and Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

Stannite and Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

Stannite and Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 69216
Mineral:Stannite and Quartz
Locality:Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
Description:Large (for this rare mineral species) lustrous gray-metallic stannite crystals to 18 mm with lustrous transparent gray quartz crystals to 25 mm with minor arsenopyrite, sphalerite on the bottom. The stannite crystals have brilliant luster. Ex. Georg Gebhard. For locality information see: Mineralogical Record v.42#6, Rocks and Minerals v.80#1
Overall Size:10x6.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:3-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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