David K. Joyce

Cylindrite, Poopo, Oruro, Bolivia

Cylindrite is a most peculiar mineral! The "crystals" are not like most minerals with flat faces. The crystals are actually cylindrical in shape! Very peculiar. Here are some excellent ecamples from the premier locality, showing wonderful crystals of this unusual mineral embedded in wurtzite.

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CylindriteCylindrite, Poopo, Oruro, Bolivia
  • Item #11435
  • Cylindrite
  • 5.0x3.8x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 13mm
  • $45.00
  • Santa Cruz Mine
  • Poopo, Oruro
  • This specimen is composed of interlocking cylindrite crystals in wurtzite. Some very nice cylindrical crystals of this unusual mineral!