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U96-9RNCassiterite (Var: Wood Tin)

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Rostowrack China Clay Pit, Hendra Downs, St Dennis, Cornwall, England, UK

95mm x 65mm section of vein. Coarse quartz comb structure with centre of vein populated by nodules of cassiterite (wood tin) var 'toads eye tin' Elsewhere in this view are aggregates of schorl. The section shown is bounded on either side by altered granite.
Photo ID: 376852     Uploaded by: Bruce Grant   View Count: 494   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1000 x 667 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

GTK-7FQCassiterite (Var: Wood Tin)

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Wheal Providence, Providence Mines, Carbis Bay, St Ives, Cornwall, England, UK

65mm x 45mm section of cut and polished beach cobble showing light and dark bands of cassiterite (var 'wood tin') in a quartz/tourmaline matrix. Visible in the image are some concentric areas of 'wood tin' known as 'toads eye' tin.
Photo ID: 376786     Uploaded by: Bruce Grant   View Count: 1233   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1000 x 728 pixels (0.7 Mpix)
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