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Cassiterite

Ex Dr. Krantz, Bonn, Germany
With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Zamora, Castile & León, Spain
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 5.5 × 2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.50cm
Weight: 
112.00gr
Description

One big and some smaller, typical-shaped cassiterite crystals in-grown in white quartz. The matrix rock is a greenish, metamorphous schist, accompanied by mica (zinnwaldite).

Comes with a newer Krantz label dated to the 80's or 90's.
The locality "Canizares" given on the label does not exist in the Zamora province, the exact locality is likely "Calabor mines, Calabor, Pedralba de la Praderia, Zamora, Castile and Leon, Spain".

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cassiterite

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

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