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Cassiterite

ex Richard Barstow
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Trevaunance Mine, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.3 × 4.3 × 4.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.30cm
Description

Lustrous black and sharp crystals of cassiterite up to 13 mm in size nicely set on matrix from Richard Barstow collection.

Extremely good and old locality specimen fromTrevaunan ce Cove.

With original Barstow green label.

Previous labels supplied (not photographed)
Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cassiterite

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

R W Barstow

Some History
Name: 
Richard Barstow
Dates: 
1947- 
1982
Type: 
Collector/Collection
Dealer
Specialisms: 
Devon & Cornwall, UK & Irish, Worldwide
About

Richard “Dick” Barstow is one of the UK’s best regarded mineral collectors and dealers.
His background/early years were spent...

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