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RM1615   Cassiterite on Quartz

Viloco Mine, Loayza, La Paz, Bolivia

Group of cassiterite crystals, very sharp, with defined faces and edges, good brilliance and transparence showing toasted honey lights. They show very clear cyclic twins. They are disposed very aerial and aesthetically contrasting on a matrix of quartz crystals with arsenopyrite. From a classic locality.


Size: 7.0 x 5.3 x 4.0 cm.
Main crystal: 18 x 15 mm.
Found in 2016

 
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