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MD-70633
Cylindrite
Cabinet, 6.3 x 4.4 x 3.3 cm
Poopo town, Poopo Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
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This is a rich of specimen of one of the most unique species in all the mineral kingdom. Cylindrite is a lead, iron, tin, antimony sulfosalt that forms in "cylinder" or "tube" shaped crystals, hence the name. This specimen is especially nice considering that it is loaded with crystals. The longest crystal measures 15 mm. The mine at Poopo is the type locality for the species. A great opportunity for any collector to own a species rarely seen for sale in today's market. 6.3 x 4.4 x 3.3cm