Bismuth Nugget
Miniature, 4.2 x 3.6 x 2.3 cm
Chorolque Mine, Atocha-Quechisla District, Sud Chichas Province, Potoso Department, Bolivia
Ex. Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences
A really neat, hefty Bismuth nugget! Large bismuth nuggets are extremely uncommon from anywhere, and they were noted historically at this important and classic locale. These were collected on the 4th Vaux-Academy expedition, 1929-1930. MASS = 122 grams. This specimen comes with a color copy of the label to PAS-160.