David K. Joyce

Bolivian Minerals, Various

Here are some interesting mineral specimens from Bolivia!

All prices in Canadian dollars. For payment in US$, deduct 19% or multiply by 0.81.

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Andorite, PyriteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #18850
  • Andorite, Pyrite
  • 9.8x6.4x4.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 16mm
  • $140.00
  • San Jose Mine
  • Oruro City, Cercado, Oruro
    Bolivia
  • A really nice specimen of andorite showing a sharp crystal on matrix along with tiny crystals of pyrite. Don't come along like this very often!
DanburiteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #10326
  • Danburite
  • 6.1x5.0x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $35.00
  • Alto Chapare
  • Cochambamba Dept
    Bolivia
  • This is a great looking specimen! A very ell-formed danburite crystal is nicely exposed on the front of this matrix which has a bluish tinge to it. The chisel-shaped crystal is lustrous and sharp. Very good!
DanburiteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #10329
  • Danburite
  • 8.5x6.3x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $25.00
  • Alto Chapare
  • Cochambamba Dept
    Bolivia
  • A very sharp, lustrous crystal of danburite is exposed at the front of this chalky matrix. Nice crystal!
DanburiteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #10330
  • Danburite
  • 6.8x7.8x6.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 21mm
  • $40.00
  • Alto Chapare
  • Cochambamba Dept
    Bolivia
  • A larger, lustrous, slightly malformed crystal of danburite is exposed at the front of this matrix. Other crystals exposed in the piece elsewhere.
DanburiteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #10332
  • Danburite
  • 5.5x3.7x4.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 16mm
  • $35.00
  • Alto Chapare
  • Cochambamba Dept
    Bolivia
  • A couple of well formed, lustrous danburite crystals are exposed on the front of this chalking matrix. Lots of smaller crystals exposed elsewhere in the matrix.
ParavauxiteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #19141
  • Paravauxite
  • 10.0x8.1x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $225.00
  • Siglo xx Mine
  • Llallagua
    Bustillo, Bolivia
  • A plate of greyish quartz that is largely covered on the top with slightly greenish, sharp crystals of paravauxite. Displays very well!
Andorite, ZinkeniteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #18860
  • Andorite, Zinkenite
  • 4.9x3.3x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 35mm
  • $140.00
  • San Jose Mine
  • Oruro City, Cercado
    Oruro, Bolivia
  • A couple of larger andorite crystals associated with a little zinkenite. Very nice specimen of this relatively rare silver mineral.
Copper, ps AragoniteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #18853
  • Copper, ps Aragonite
  • 2.7x2.2x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: As above
  • $35.00
  • Coro Coro
  • Pascajes, La Paz
    Bolivia
  • This pseudomorph of copper after aragonite shows hexagonal outlines of the previous twinned aragonite crystals.
FerberiteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #20096
  • Ferberite
  • 7.0x4.0x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $120.00
  • Tasna Mine -Rosario Section
  • Nor Chicos, Potosi
    Bolivia
  • A gorgeous pitch-black, rwinned crystal of ferberite from the famous Tasna Mine. The crystal is very lustrous, well formed with one of the twin members much larger than the other. Great looking specimen!
CassiteriteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #20336
  • Cassiterite
  • 11.0x6.9x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $180.00
  • Mina Llallagua
  • Bustillos
    Potosi, Bolivia
  • A wonderful cluster of this tin oxide mineral, the main ore of tin in Bolivia and elsewhere. A little bruising but still, this is a great looking piece!
EnargiteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #20680
  • Enargite
  • 9.5x6.5x5.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: As above
  • $75.00
  • Oruro Mine
  • Oruro City, Cercado
    Oruro, Bolivia
  • A cluster of enargite crystals with the terminations covered with small sphalerite crystals. The enargite crystals are visible from the side as a radiating aggregate. Almost solid enargite. Great enargite specimen for the money!
MagnetiteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #20690
  • Magnetite
  • 17.1x12.7x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $550.00
  • Cerro Huanaquino
  • Potosi
    Bolivia
  • Wow! This is a superb magnetite specimen! This large plate is covered with many, many, sharp, lustrous, simple octahedra of magnetite. Displays perfectly with support.
MagnetiteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #20692
  • Magnetite
  • 8.5x6.0x4.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $140.00
  • Cerro Huanaquino
  • Potosi
    Bolivia
  • The front/top of this specimen is largely covered with sharp octahedra of magnetite associated with sharp, smaller, creamy, off-white crystals of a feldspar. Very nice. Really nice and displays well.
MagnetiteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #20693
  • Magnetite
  • 9.0x8.0x4.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 17mm
  • $225.00
  • Cerro Huanaquino
  • Potosi
    Bolivia
  • Above average sized, very sharp, magnetite crystals cover much of the front/top of this specimen. Hard to get better magnetite crystals! Excellent!