Dragon Minerals - Update March 17, 2019

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28826: Cassiterite (twin) and Muscovite - $15
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang County, Chenzhou, Hunan, China
Miniature - 4.2 x 3.5 x 2.2 cm (1.7 x 1.4 x 0.9 inches)
38 grams with stand (0.08 pounds)
Specimen status: Available     Send an email to order

Sharp and brightly lustrous cassiterite twins rest on a carpet of muscovite. The twinning is subtle in the larger (1.1 cm) crystal, but much more obvious in the smaller. Minor microchipping is noted but this does not detract. A good example of cassiterite twinning for the locality.

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