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Cassiterite Var Wood Tin

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Cassiterite Var Wood Tin

var woodtin

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Description
Locality: 
Carguaicollo Mine, Quijarro Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 1.8 × 0.6 cm
Description

Beautiful beige cassiterite var. woodtin from the Carguaicollo mine. This mine is the type locality for teallite, which worked for this as the main ore.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cassiterite

Formula: 
SnO2
Strunz: 
4.DB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 7.0

Wood Tin

Variety Of: 

Cassiterite

Formula: 
SnO2
Strunz: 
4.DB.05
Hardness: 
6.0 - 7.0
Hardness: 
0.0
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