Lustrous Crystallized Bismuth
Lustrous Crystallized Bismuth from Huallatani Mine, Potosi­ Department, Bolivia
Collection Robert Lavinsky
Description From the world's richest deposit of Bismuth, this extremely heavy specimen has mirror bright crystals of the element Bismuth. Some are full crystals, possibly parted along contact planes; although many are partial crystals or fragments, but the piece is extremely rich overall with crystals, to 2 cm in length. Excellent metallic luster. Weighs over 800 grams. There is a hint of iridescence and the faintest hint of lavender. Ex. Martin Zinn Collection.
Locality Huallatani Mine, Potosi­ Department, Bolivia
Dimensions 7.9 x 6.2 x 4.1 cm.
Specimen Grade D
Photograph Photo

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