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Cassiterite from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

 
Cassiterite from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Cassiterite from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Cassiterite from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Cassiterite from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 76076
Mineral:Cassiterite
Locality:Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Lustrous black cassiterite on white albite with muscovite. The cassiterite is actually two twinned crystals, but one of the cassiterite crystals is obscured behind the front crystal. Cassiterite is an uncommon mineral species at this pegmatite deposit. Ex. Roland Martin collection
Overall Size:28x27x20 mm
Crystals:6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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