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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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 41881
Mineral:Cassiterite
Locality:Centro Minero Viloco, 5.5 km NE of Araca, Loyza Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
Description:Exceptionally large crystals of heavy cassiterite that are remarkable for their internal translucency. With normal illumination the cassiterite crystals show red to yellow internal translucency. Some crystals have facet-grade areas that are flawless. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #139; ex. Underhill
Overall Size:7x6x5.5 cm
Crystals:5-45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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