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Bismuthinite, Galena, Pyrite from Llallagua, Bustillos Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia

 
Bismuthinite, Galena, Pyrite from Llallagua, Bustillos Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia

Bismuthinite, Galena, Pyrite from Llallagua, Bustillos Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia

DESCRIPTION:No. 20552
Mineral:Bismuthinite, Galena, Pyrite
Locality:Llallagua, Bustillos Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
Description:Rich mixture of gray bismuthinite crystals up to 5 mm and yellow microcrystals of pyrite on matrix of galena crystals up to 10 mm. Purchased from Sam Gordon in 1925 (Gordon did much research in South America and described many new minerals from there). Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970); Ex.Robert B. Gage (1875-1946)
Overall Size:8x5x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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