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Cassiterite (twinned crystals) from Huanuni District, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia

 
Cassiterite (twinned crystals) from Huanuni District, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia

Cassiterite (twinned crystals) from Huanuni District, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia

DESCRIPTION:No. 25597
Mineral:Cassiterite (twinned crystals)
Locality:Huanuni District, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Description:Rich cluster of lustrous black cassiterite crystals on white quartz crystal matrix. When viewed under magnification it can be seen that all of the cassiterite crystals are cruciform-twinned (similar to rutile) resulting in complex terminations.
Overall Size:35x30x25 mm
Crystals:1-7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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