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Cassiterite casts after Calcite from Colquechaca, Chayanta Province, Bolivia

 
Cassiterite casts after Calcite from Colquechaca, Chayanta Province, Bolivia

Cassiterite casts after Calcite from Colquechaca, Chayanta Province, Bolivia

DESCRIPTION:No. 42585
Mineral:Cassiterite casts after Calcite
Locality:Colquechaca, Chayanta Province, Bolivia
Description:Sparkling cluster of black cassiterite crystals with surfaces composed of casts after calcite crystals with hexagonal form and basal pinacoid terminations. All surfaces are casts, no apparent cassiterite faces are present. Ex. W. C. Oke collection #619
Overall Size:5x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm casts
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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