- ARGENTINE WOOLIs of a good to medium quality, but contains a large amount of prickly burrs, which are difficult to remove and thus reduce its value. Grown in Argentine and also known as Buenos Aires wool. The clip is very wide in range of character and adaptability of use, and colour is from white to a dark greyish-brown. The staple varies from 11/4-in. to 4-in. Types are numerous from cross-breds to merinos.
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