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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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.
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.
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
ParavauxiteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #22090
  • Paravauxite
  • 5.7x3.5x1.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $40.00
  • Llallagua
  • Potosi
    Bolivia
  • Here is a mineral that we normally only see from Bolivia, in particular from the Potosi state. Nice crystals of this relatively rare mineral on this piece! r
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