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Barite with Siderite from Mina Estaño Orcko, Machacamarca District, Potosí, Potosí Department, Bolivia

 
Barite with Siderite from Mina Estaño Orcko, Machacamarca District, Potosí, Potosí Department, Bolivia

Barite with Siderite from Mina Estaño Orcko, Machacamarca District, Potosí, Potosí Department, Bolivia

Barite with Siderite from Mina Estaño Orcko, Machacamarca District, Potosí, Potosí Department, Bolivia

DESCRIPTION:No. 60370
Mineral:Barite with Siderite
Locality:Mina Estaño Orcko, Machacamarca District, Potosí, Potosí Department, Bolivia
Description:Lustrous transparent colorless barite crystals to 24 mm with dark-brown flattened rhombohedral (disc-like) siderite crystals to 1.5 mm on brown matrix. The barite crystals are thin hexagonal form with beveled faces on some edges. Ex. W. Keller #6306; ex R. Kosnar
Overall Size:5x4x2 cm
Crystals:0.5-24.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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