David K. Joyce

Bolivian Minerals, Various

Here are some interesting mineral specimens from Bolivia!

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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.
BismuthBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #17794
  • Bismuth
  • 3.8x3.1x1.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Tazna Mine
  • Cerro Tazna, Atocha-Quechista, Potosi
    Bolivia
  • A sharp, thick cleavage fragment of native bismuth with casts of quartz crystals in it, along with some arsenopyrite. Sharp!
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!
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.
Pyrite, SideriteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #21151
  • Pyrite, Siderite
  • 5.2x2.7x2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: p-9mm, s-24mm
  • $65.00
  • Tres Cruces Mine
  • Potosi
    Bolivia
  • Here is a handsome one! This specimen shows a tall aggregate of octahedral pyrite crystals, with a couple of very flat, razor-sharp rhombohedra of siderite at the base. The pyrite crystals are predominately octahedral and are modified on each corner by dodecahedral and cubic faces. Very nice! t
Ferberite, ArsenopyriteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #22099
  • Ferberite, Arsenopyrite
  • 9.0x5.1x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $140.00
  • Tanza Mine
  • Atocha-Quechisla, Potosi
    Bolivia
  • Wow! THIS is a nice specimen! It appears to have come from a brecciated zone and this piece of breccia has a number of very dark-brown, almost black ferberite crystals on it. The matrix appears to be arsenopyrite and there are also some arsenopyrite crystals covering the matrix. Very nice! r
Ferberite, Quartz, (ex R. Currier Coll'n)Bolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #22556
  • Ferberite, Quartz, (ex R. Currier Coll'n)
  • 5.5x4.0x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: f-22mm
  • $65.00
  • Kami
  • Ayopaya Province
    Bolivia
  • An interesting specimen of dark brown ferberite crystals nestled amongst clear, colourless quartz crystals. RHC catalogue number affixed to the underside of specimen. Nice specimen from an unusual location.
MagnetiteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #22798
  • Magnetite
  • 11.5x7.5x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $120.00
  • Cerro Huanaquino
  • Potosi
    Bolivia
  • The top of this matrix is largely covered with extremely sharp lustrous, black octahedra of magnetite. One of the primo localities of the world! Displays extremely well! R