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CASSITERITE var 'Wood Tin'
price: £475 / $717 / €551 - This specimen is priced in pounds sterling, all other prices are approximate
A fine Cassiterite 'Wood Tin' specimen from the St. Agnes area, Cornwall. The specimen displays to advantage the banded annular habit of this variety of Cassiterite, with light and dark colouration to the alternating bands. From a well known classic Cornish area for the variety. Interestingly 'Wood Tin' and the related variety 'Toads Eye Tin' Cassiterite are believed to have formed from a gel rather than the higher temperature crystals.
Size: 5.8 x 4.4 x 3.4 cm (Small Cabinet)
Owner: Crystal Classics
Other mineral specimens near St Agnes, Cornwall, England, Europe:
£516 / $800 / €610