Tin Oxide Sphalerite type cubic
SnO2
Chemical name
Tin Oxide Sphalerite type cubic
Mineral name
Cassiterite
Chemical formula
SnO2
Crystal system
tetragonal
Unit cell
a [Å]:4.73
b [Å]:4.73
c [Å]:3.18
Frequent crystal surfaces
(001), (100), (110), (111)
Twinning
natural defects
Mohs hardness
7
Density [g/cm3]
6.9
Color
dark yellow brownish