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Cassiterite from Huanuni District, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia

 
Cassiterite from Huanuni District, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia

Cassiterite from Huanuni District, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia

DESCRIPTION:No. 39410
Mineral:Cassiterite
Locality:Huanuni District, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Description:Rich cluster of lustrous black cassiterite crystals with hemispherical white microcrystals(?) 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:33x28x20 mm
Crystals:1-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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