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Cassiterite

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Description
Locality: 
Uis, Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.8 × 0.7 × 0.5 cm
Description

A set of 8 single crystals and aggregates of Cassiterite from a pegmatite close to Uis, Namibia. Self collected by the previous owner during a field trip in Sept. 2001. Smalles crystal measures 0.6 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm, the largest 1.2 x 1 x 0.9 cm.

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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