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Cassiterite from Llallagua, Potosi Department, Bolivia

 
Cassiterite from Llallagua, Potosi Department, Bolivia

Cassiterite from Llallagua, Potosi Department, Bolivia

Cassiterite from Llallagua, Potosi Department, Bolivia

DESCRIPTION:No. 28107
Mineral:Cassiterite
Locality:Llallagua, Potosi Department, Bolivia
Description:Plate covered on both sides with black cassiterite crystals. The cassiterite looks beautiful under magnification and side-illuminated - the cassiterite is translucent. Label indicates it came from S. Gordon, probably from the Vaux expedition. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk, MD. (1890s-1969); ex. Sam Gordon
Overall Size:6x6x2.5 cm
Crystals:2-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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