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Cassiterite Psm Orthoclase

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Cassiterite Psm Orthoclase

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Locality: 
St Agnes, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.2 × 5.6 × 3 cm
Description

 An altered grante in which the orthoclase feldspar crystals have been replaced by cassiterite. in a number of examles small cassiterite crystals can be seen and in others the cavities have been lined with tiny quartz crystals. This is another Cornish classic location for this very unusual material.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cassiterite

Formula: 
SnO2
Strunz: 
4.DB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 7.0

Orthoclase

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
White

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