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Stannite over Muscovite Mica from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

 
Stannite over Muscovite Mica from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

Stannite over Muscovite Mica from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

Stannite over Muscovite Mica from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

Stannite over Muscovite Mica from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

Stannite over Muscovite Mica from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

Stannite over Muscovite Mica from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

Stannite over Muscovite Mica from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 75042
Mineral:Stannite over Muscovite Mica
Locality:Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
Description:Lustrous bronze metallic stannite crystals to 6 mm in a rounded cluster over a core of bladed muscovite mica crystals to 2 mm. The stannite crystals exhibit slightly striated faces on some crystals and are distinguished from pyrite by their crystal form. Ex. Georg Gebhard. For locality information see: Mineralogical Record v.42#6, Rocks and Minerals v.80#1
Overall Size:18x15x15 mm
Crystals:1-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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