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Cassiterite from Centro Minero Viloco, 5.5 km NE of Araca, Loyza Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia

 
Cassiterite from Centro Minero Viloco, 5.5 km NE of Araca, Loyza Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia

Cassiterite from Centro Minero Viloco, 5.5 km NE of Araca, Loyza Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia

DESCRIPTION:No. 20829
Mineral:Cassiterite
Locality:Centro Minero Viloco, 5.5 km NE of Araca, Loyza Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
Description:Large cluster of brown-black cassiterite crystals on brown gossan matrix. This is a classic, old specimen collected ca. 1920. Many crystals are interpenetrant twins and quite large for the species. A few crystals are incomplete. Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:12x9x4 cm
Crystals:3-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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