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Cassiterite from Chayanta, Potosi Department, Bolivia

 
Cassiterite from Chayanta, Potosi Department, Bolivia

Cassiterite from Chayanta, Potosi Department, Bolivia

DESCRIPTION:No. 25862
Mineral:Cassiterite
Locality:Chayanta, Potosi Department, Bolivia
Description:Massive specimen of cassiterite with several pockets up to 2 cm across lined with lustrous, black cassiterite crystals that are prismatic, four-sided, with pyramidal terminations and are transparent. Looks beautiful under magnification. Ex. Stuart F. Wise collection #359
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:.5-1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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