Cassiterite


Composition: SnO2
Crystal System : Tetragonal
Colours: Red
Lustre : Adamantine, greasy, sub-metallic
Hardness : 6-7
Specific Gravity : 6.98-7.01
References: Gebhard (1999)

Occurrence

  • Hypogene

Notable Finds

As a single find of red microcrystals (Gebhard, 1999).