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Cassiterite (twinned crystals) on Talc with minor Fluorite from Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Germany

 
Cassiterite (twinned crystals) on Talc with minor Fluorite from Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Germany

Cassiterite (twinned crystals) on Talc with minor Fluorite from Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Germany

Cassiterite (twinned crystals) on Talc with minor Fluorite from Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Germany

Cassiterite (twinned crystals) on Talc with minor Fluorite from Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Germany

DESCRIPTION:No. 75308
Mineral:Cassiterite (twinned crystals) on Talc with minor Fluorite
Locality:Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Germany
Description:Lustrous black cassiterite crystals to 8 mm on matrix of yellow micaceous talc intermixed with purple fluorite. The cassiterite crystals are contact twinned on {101} with distinct reentrant crystal faces defining the twin plane. Ex. W. Keller #384, acquired in 1991 from Tom Moore
Overall Size:28x22x22 mm
Crystals:3-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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