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Wood Tin

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Locality: 
Gaverigan Mine, St Columb Major, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 5 × 3 cm
Description

Old time specimen of eluvial cassiterite which on one side has been cut and polished to reveal rounded masses of fibrous cassiterite.

An historic location where all signs of mining have now been obliterated.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Wood Tin

Variety Of: 

Cassiterite

Formula: 
SnO2
Strunz: 
4.DB.05
Hardness: 
6.0 - 7.0
Hardness: 
0.0
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