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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 49670
Mineral:Cassiterite (twinned crystals)
Locality:Centro Minero Viloco, 5.5 km NE of Araca, Loyza Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
Description:Large V-twinned crystals of translucent dark-brown cassiterite with remnants of matrix on one end. The cassiterite crystals appear black but are actually translucent brown under strong illumination. Ex. Gerald Clark collection
Overall Size:28x22x20 mm
Crystals:22 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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