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Cassiterite twinned crystals from Araca Mine, Loayza, La Paz Department, Bolivia

 
Cassiterite twinned crystals from Araca Mine, Loayza, La Paz Department, Bolivia

Cassiterite twinned crystals from Araca Mine, Loayza, La Paz Department, Bolivia

DESCRIPTION:No. 57241
Mineral:Cassiterite twinned crystals
Locality:Araca Mine, Loayza, La Paz Department, Bolivia
Description:Lustrous V-twinned transparent dark yellow-brown cassiterite crystals with reentrant faces indicating the twin plane. The cassiterite is internally transparent with yellow outer zone and black core zone. Ex. Lafayette College, originally acquired from Wards
Overall Size:35x28x20 mm
Crystals:18-28 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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