Cassiterite on Muscovite from Mt. Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co.

Dimension: 4.3cm x 3.5cm x 2.5cm

Weight: 39g

Locality: Mt. Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China


A specimen of lustrous crystal of Cassiterite measuring 2.2cm across, perched onto a matrix of shinny, silvery blades of Muscovite from Mt. Xuebaoding.  The jet black Cassiterite crystal has highly detailed prism faces and perfect terminations.  This fine specimen is an excellent display piece and in excellent condition.

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