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Cassiterite 3.83 ct.



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Cassiterite 3.83 ct.

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Is the principal ore of tin: occur in high temperature veins: granite, rhiolite, pegmatite or alluvial deposit. Clean facetable material is very scarce and a gem weight one carat is considered rare. Cassiterite has a strong dispersive fire ,more than diamond and a very high specific weight.

When is found colorless can be confused with diamond. The hardness is between 6-7 from the Mohs scale.

This stone is from China.

Size:8.9x6x4.4 mm.


Clarity:visible inclusions at naked eye



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