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Cassiterite

#50810

Cassiterite

#50810
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
SnO2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Arroyo Carrizel, Guanuajato, Mexico
Tagged
tin

Botroidal forms of probably placer Cassiterite, commonly called "wood tin".

Cassiterite

Formula
SnO2 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Massive, Botryoidal 
Cleavage
Perfect, Indistinct, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
brown, brownish black, colorless, green, gray 
Streak
brownish white 
Class
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Irregular 
Hardness
6-7 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection

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