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Mineral: Cassiterite: Description: {111}, {011} Location: Stoneham, Maine, USA: Author: C. Palache, H. Berman, C. Frondel, The system of mineralogy. Vol I, 7th

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GemSelect: SETT Company Limited Gemstone Supplier

GemSelect Company Profile. GemSelect is an exporter and supplier of fine precious and semi-precious loose gemstones and custom-made gemstone jewelry. Founded in 2003, the company is based in Chanthaburi Province of Thailand. Chanthaburi is known for being the world's center for colored gemstone trading and processing.

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Cassiterite: Stone / Crystal, Meaning, Healing Properties

Cassiterite is a very important gemstone found in the form of tin. It is also called 'Tinstone' or 'tin gemstone' and are found in many colours like black, yellow, brown, light black, red and also colourless. They appear to be small and unassuming found in the form of small and scratched prisms. The name Cassiterite is derived from a Greek word

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Cassiterite Gem Guide and Properties Chart

The name Cassiterite is derived from the Greek word kassiteros, meaning "tin." There are very few tin minerals, and cassiterite is the best known one. Gemstones fashioned from cassiterite are quite striking. This is due in part to its high dispersion, which is nearly double that of diamond.

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Cassiterite

Cassiterite was a Homeworld royalty gem served at the Pink Diamond court when it began building the Gem colony on Earth. After the fall of her diamond remained in the earth almost 3000 years. She is higher than a Pearl but smaller than a Quartz, has white hair and her skin is a yellowish hue, wear a black and yellow garments, according to the colors of her gem, she is one of the few gems that

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Cassiterite gemstone information

Cassiterite. The name derived from Greek kassiteros - tin, for its composition. Facet rough is uncommon but can yield gems of exceptional fire, because of its high lustre and dispersion. With a hardness of 7, approximately the same as that of the quartz gems, cassiterite is occasionally marketed for wearable jewelry in Bolivia (Andean

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Cassiterite Meaning, Powers and History

Cassiterite is used as a source of tin and bronze, but is also valued as a beautiful gemstone. Rating a 6 to 7 on the hardness scale and having perfect cleavage and high density, cassiterite is very easy to cut. However, the stone needs a good polishing to become a beautiful gemstone suitable for faceting in

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Cassiterite Natural Gemstone Information

Aug 27, 2013Cassiterite Gemstone Mythology, Metaphysical and Healing Powers. Cassiterite, also referred to as the 'tin stone', is a stone of divinity. It is a very powerful grounding stone, often used for deep meditation. Cassiterite is also very helpful for problem

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Cassiterite Brazil Minerals

Cassiterite Natural Gemstone Information Gemselect Cassiterite is a tin oxide SnO2 and it is the primary ore of tin. Since early times and still to this day, cassiterite has been the most popular source for tin.

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GemSelect Reviews

I have purchased gem stone's from gem I have purchased gem stone's from gem select 3 time's. The prices, choice and quality are as good as any other online gem store. The last time I ordered a stone from gem select I waited for 1 month and no delivery, so I emailed gem select to let them know I had not received my order yet.

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Cassiterite Gems

Cassiterite is composed of tin oxide and is the primary ore for tin. In fact, it is also known as 'the tin stone'. In addition to its important industrial use, it has some interesting properties that make high-quality crystals valuable gemstones.

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Cassiterite Value, Price, and Jewelry Information

Identifying Characteristics. Cassiterite has "over the limit" (OTL) refractive indices of 2.006-2.101.. Faceted transparent cassiterites may show birefringent effects such as doubling and fuzziness.. The most distinguishing property of this gemstone is its very high specific gravity (SG) range of 6.7-7.1. All gems of this density or higher are rarely faceted, but cassiterite probably is

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Anyone bought from GemSelect? Reviews

Sep 23, 2010Feb 20, 2013Some raise concerns about whether gemstones were synthetic or treated, and misrepresented to the consumer. Some reflect unrealistic expectations on the part of the consumer (e.g., the guy who ordered 15 gemstones for $550 and was surprised when his sapphires and rubies turned out to be what he paid for).

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Cassiterite Gems

Cassiterite is composed of tin oxide and is the primary ore for tin. In fact, it is also known as 'the tin stone'. In addition to its important industrial use, it has some interesting properties that make high-quality crystals valuable gemstones. Cassiterite specimens are also very popular with mineral collectors.

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Cassiterite: Meanings, Properties and Powers

Cassiterite Properties. Cassiterite is a primary of tin. It's a tin oxide, and its name Cassiterite came from the Greek word 'kassiteros', which means tin. It's commonly known as the Tin Stone as well. It's abundant in its rough mineral form, but the transparent gemstone quality material is quite rare.

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