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Cassiterite var. Wood Tin from Llavisa area, north of Potosí, Potosí Department, Bolivia

 
Cassiterite var. Wood Tin from Llavisa area, north of Potosí, Potosí Department, Bolivia

DESCRIPTION:No. 51356
Mineral:Cassiterite var. Wood Tin
Locality:Llavisa area, north of Potosí, Potosí Department, Bolivia
Description:Water-worn banded nodule of wood tin, the variety of the mineral cassiterite named for the concentric growth layers that resembles the rings of a tree. Nalle acquired this while evaluating a mining property for Behre Dolbear. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection
Overall Size:17x13x10 mm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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