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Aquamarine With Cassiterite

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Aquamarine With Cassiterite

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Description
Locality: 
Mount Xuebaoding, Pingwu County, Mianyang, Sichuan Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.1 × 5.3 × 2.5 cm
Description

A wonderful combination piece showing two lustrous black cassiterite crystals on a feldspar matrix scattered with muscovite blade and several gem glassy pale blue tabular crystals of aquamarine.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Aquamarine

Variety Of: 

Beryl

Formula: 
Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Strunz: 
9.CJ.05
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0
Formula: 
Be3Al2Si6O18
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Blue
Streak: 
White

Cassiterite

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