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Comments: Minute stistaite crystal.
Location: Edjej River, Kyrgyzstan.
Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species
Stistaite: SnSb Sorosite: Cu(Sn,Sb) Tin: Sn
Comments: Back-scattered electron image of large sorosite crystal (So=partly skeletal) adjacent to stistaite (St). Tn=native tin. Note abundant microcrystals of sorosite isolated within native tin. (AmMin 83:903).
Location: Baimka gold-platinum group mineral placer deposit, Chukotka, Russian Far East.
Scale: Image Size 1.5 cm.
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