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Cassiterite from
Viloco Mine (Araca Mine), Loayza Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia

Classification
Species:Cassiterite
Habit:Crystals to 8cm, twins to 5cm
Colour:Colorless, Dark brown, phantoms
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Min Rec (1977) 8:52-57; Artiaga, D., Torres, B., Torró, L., Tauler, E., Melgarejo, J. C., & Arce, O. R. (2013) The Viloco Sn-W-Mo-As deposits, Bolivia: geology and mineralogy. pp 1239-1242 12th SGA Meeting Vol 3
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz262 photos of Cassiterite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Siderite57 photos of Cassiterite associated with Siderite at this locality.
Tourmaline17 photos of Cassiterite associated with Tourmaline at this locality.
Arsenopyrite13 photos of Cassiterite associated with Arsenopyrite at this locality.
Smoky Quartz9 photos of Cassiterite associated with Smoky Quartz at this locality.
Pyrite5 photos of Cassiterite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Ankerite2 photos of Cassiterite associated with Ankerite at this locality.
Löllingite2 photos of Cassiterite associated with Löllingite at this locality.
Limonite2 photos of Cassiterite associated with Limonite at this locality.
Marcasite2 photos of Cassiterite associated with Marcasite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cassiterite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Viloco Mine (Araca Mine), Loayza Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
Localities for Cassiterite in this Region
San Antonio Mine, Viloco Mine (Araca mine), Loayza Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
Nearest other occurrences of Cassiterite
24.2km (15.1 miles) A Otilia mine, La Paz Department, Bolivia
28.8km (17.9 miles) B Laramcota mine, La Paz Department, Bolivia
45.4km (28.2 miles) C Pepita mine, La Paz Department, Bolivia
46.2km (28.7 miles) D Bajaderia mine, La Paz Department, Bolivia
46.5km (28.9 miles) E Tirus mine, La Paz Department, Bolivia
48.6km (30.2 miles) F Liliana Mine, Yanacachi District, Sud Yungas Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
50.4km (31.3 miles) G Sayaquiri mine, La Paz Department, Bolivia
50.8km (31.6 miles) H Andina Mine, Murillo Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
50.8km (31.6 miles) I Enramada Mine, Yanacachi District, Sud Yungas Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
51.0km (31.7 miles) J Eureka mine, La Paz Department, Bolivia
55.2km (34.3 miles) K Chojlla Mine, Yanacachi District, Sud Yungas Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
59.1km (36.7 miles) L Laurani Mine, Laurani District, Aroma Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
79.5km (49.4 miles) M Colquiri mine, Colquiri, Inquisivi Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
97.2km (60.4 miles) N Chicote Grande Mine, Chicote Grande, Inquisivi Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
105.3km (65.4 miles) O Kami Mine, Ayopaya Province, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia
105.9km (65.8 miles) P Kori Kollu mine (Inti Raymi mine; Kori Kollo mine), Cerro Chuquina, La Joya district, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
132.4km (82.3 miles) Q Colorada Mine, Oruro City, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
133.1km (82.7 miles) R Itos Mine, Oruro City, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
133.1km (82.7 miles) S San José Mine, Oruro City, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
133.9km (83.2 miles) T Socavón Mine (La Salvadora mine), Oruro city, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
139.0km (86.4 miles) U La Herradura mine, Guanay, La Paz Department, Bolivia
155.1km (96.4 miles) V Sayguani placer, La Paz Department, Bolivia
157.7km (98.0 miles) W La Reina mine (La Reyna mine), Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
160.3km (99.6 miles) X Japo Mine (Negro Pabellón Mine), Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
166.7km (103.6 miles) Y Excelsior mine, Potosí Department, Bolivia
170.7km (106.1 miles) Z Toro Sentado mine, Cerro Grande District, Arque Province, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia
175.1km (108.8 miles) 0 Coriviri district, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
178.5km (110.9 miles) 1 Cerro Pozokoni, Huanuni, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
179.0km (111.2 miles) 2 Huanuni mine, Huanuni, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
182.8km (113.6 miles) 3 Santa Cruz Mine, Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
196.8km (122.3 miles) 4 1 de Enero Limitada placers, La Paz Department, Bolivia
197.1km (122.4 miles) 5 Antequera Mine (Tihua Mines), Monserrat-Antequera district, Pazña, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
197.7km (122.9 miles) 6 Monserrat-Antequera district, Pazña, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
198.2km (123.2 miles) 7 Avicaya Mines (Totoral Mines), Monserrat-Antequera district, Pazña, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
202.3km (125.7 miles) 8 Siglo Veinte Mine (Siglo XX Mine; Llallagua Mine; Catavi), Llallagua, Rafael Bustillo Province (Bustillos Province), Potosí Department, Bolivia
207.1km (128.7 miles) 9 Vilacota mine, Llallagua, Rafael Bustillo Province (Bustillos Province), Potosí Department, Bolivia
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