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Arsenopyrite & Cassiterite On Rock Crystal

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Arsenopyrite & Cassiterite On Rock Crystal

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Description
Locality: 
San Antonio Mine, Viloco, Loayza Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.7 × 3.5 × 3.2 cm
Weight: 
49.00gr
Description

Glossy black cassiterite crystals and flat, silvery, metallic arsenopyrite on waterclear rock crystals.

Very beautiful specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Arsenopyrite

Formula: 
FeAsS
Strunz: 
2.EB.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0

Cassiterite

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

Rock Crystal

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
Hardness: 
0.0
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