David K. Joyce Minerals

Peru -Uchucchacua Mine

The Uchucchacua Mine is famous for silver and manganese minerals, amongst others. Here are some very good examples from this unique locality.

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ProustitePeru -Uchucchacua Mine
  • Item #9821
  • Proustite
  • 5.2x4.1x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $75.00
  • Uchucchacua Mine
  • Oyon Province, Lima Dept.
    Peru
  • A wonderful cluster of ruby-red prustite crystals is perfectly exposed in this open vug in sphalerite-galena-carbonate matrix. A few other smaller crystals are scattered around the vug. Looks great!
Proustite, Acanthite ps ArgentitePeru -Uchucchacua Mine
  • Item #9824
  • Proustite, Acanthite ps Argentite
  • 5.3x5.0x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $70.00
  • Uchucchacua Mine
  • Oyon Province, Lima Dept.
    Peru
  • A number of ruby-red proustite crystals are present on top of this specimen associated with a little pearcite. Ruby silver!
AlabanditePeru -Uchucchacua Mine
  • Item #15413
  • Alabandite
  • 5.8x4.0x5.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9mm
  • $35.00
  • Uchucchacua Mine
  • Oyon, Lima
    Peru
  • This is a reference specimen of largely alabandite with zones of quartz. Some crude crystals in a vug in the front of the piece. Locality specimen.
Alabandite, RhodochrositePeru -Uchucchacua Mine
  • Item #15414
  • Alabandite, Rhodochrosite
  • 5.4x5.8x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9mm
  • $65.00
  • Uchucchacua Mine
  • Oyon, Lima
    Peru
  • This mass of almost solid alabandite has a zone of rhodochrosite on top with some very sharp, twinned alabandite crystals exposed in it. Nice crystals!
AlabanditePeru -Uchucchacua Mine
  • Item #15415
  • Alabandite
  • 8.2x6.0x4.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $120.00
  • Uchucchacua Mine
  • Oyon, Lima
    Peru
  • The top of this specimen has many very sharp, twinned alabandite crystals exposed on it. One of the crystals is damaged but the others are excellent! Shows well.
AlabanditePeru -Uchucchacua Mine
  • Item #15416
  • Alabandite
  • 10.0x7.0x5.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 16mm
  • $425.00
  • Uchucchacua Mine
  • Oyon, Lima
    Peru
  • A thick plate of large, sharp alabandite crystals exposed in calcite. The piece is sawn on two sides. The crystals show excellent form and most show spinel-law twinning. Really nice specimen! Displays very well.
AlabanditePeru -Uchucchacua Mine
  • Item #15417
  • Alabandite
  • 4.3x3.6x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 18mm
  • $40.00
  • Uchucchacua Mine
  • Oyon, Lima
    Peru
  • This matrix of mostly alabandite sports a rather large spinel-law twinned alabandite crystal. The crystal is chipped and contacted on the back but it IS BIG!
AlabanditePeru -Uchucchacua Mine
  • Item #15418
  • Alabandite
  • 7.0x5.8x5.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 15mm
  • $55.00
  • Uchucchacua Mine
  • Oyon, Lima
    Peru
  • This specimen is almost solid alabandite and shows an area of sharp crystals on the front.
AlabanditePeru -Uchucchacua Mine
  • Item #15419
  • Alabandite
  • 7.8x5.3x5.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $220.00
  • Uchucchacua Mine
  • Oyon, Lima
    Peru
  • The top of this specimen is largely covered with sharp and surprisingly lustrous, pitch-black alabandite crystals. Displays well!
AlabanditePeru -Uchucchacua Mine
  • Item #15420
  • Alabandite
  • 9.2x6.4x6.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 15mm
  • $440.00
  • Uchucchacua Mine
  • Oyon, Lima
    Peru
  • A really excellent specimen of alabandite showing sharp crystals of black alabandite exposed in calcite. The crystals are sharp and most show some signs of spinel-law twins. Displays well!
AlabanditePeru -Uchucchacua Mine
  • Item #15421
  • Alabandite
  • 3.7x4.0x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $75.00
  • Uchucchacua Mine
  • Oyon, Lima
    Peru
  • The top of this specimen is covered with sharp, lustrous alabandite crystals. Nice!
AlabanditePeru -Uchucchacua Mine
  • Item #15422
  • Alabandite
  • 4.1x2.8x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $40.00
  • Uchucchacua Mine
  • Oyon, Lima
    Peru
  • A couple of sharp spinel-law twinned alabandite crystals are exposed in calcite on top of this specimen. Very good example of this relatively rare mineral.
Alabandite, RhodochrositePeru -Uchucchacua Mine
  • Item #15466
  • Alabandite, Rhodochrosite
  • 4.4x2.9x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $75.00
  • Uchucchacua Mine
  • Oyon, Lima
    Peru
  • The front of this specimen is covered with sharp, spinel-law twinned alabandite crystals with excellent lustre. Really nice specimen!