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Cassiterite

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Description
Locality: 
Gale Cross, Bickington, Teignmouth, Devon, United Kingdom
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1 × 1 × 1 cm
Description

Approx. 15 grams of alluvial cassiterite, the largest pebble measuring 1 cm.

From the Gale Cross tin stream works, Gale Farm.

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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