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"VAUXITE, PARAVAUXITE & CHILDRENITE""VAUXITE, PARAVAUXITE & CHILDRENITE""VAUXITE, PARAVAUXITE & CHILDRENITE""VAUXITE, PARAVAUXITE & CHILDRENITE""VAUXITE, PARAVAUXITE & CHILDRENITE"

Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia - These crystals are one of the most beautiful phosphates in the world. They are highly prized  for their rarity and beauty. This specimen features group of very rare, beautiful, light green color Paravauxite crystals dispersed among blue Vauxite and with tiny childrenite micro crystals !  This specimen is from the type locality for both Paravauxite and Vauxite ! Mark Chance Bandy described Paravauxite crystals in his book "Mineralogy of Llallagua, Bolivia". He states that Paravauxite is the most abundant  of all the "Vauxites" from this mine. Great specimen of 3x2.5x1.8 cm.   Ex Rob Lavinsky collection.

Unit price: EURO 75,00
"PARAVAUXITE & SIGLOITE""PARAVAUXITE & SIGLOITE""PARAVAUXITE & SIGLOITE""PARAVAUXITE & SIGLOITE"

Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia - This piece features dozens of superb, incredibly rare, sharp, lustrous light green crystals of Paravauxite measuring up to 7 mm with tan colored crystals of Sigloite on iron-stained Wavellite on matrix. Sigloite forms as the result of alteration from Paravauxite. This specimen is from the type locality for both species ! This piece is a great example of the prismatic, sheaf-like parallel growths that are described on every mineralogy book on Bolivian minerals.Overall size is 7.8 x 6.5 x 2.3 cm

Unit price: EURO 75,00
"PARAVAUXITE & VAUXITE""PARAVAUXITE & VAUXITE""PARAVAUXITE & VAUXITE""PARAVAUXITE & VAUXITE"

Contacto vein, Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia - These crystals are one of the most beautiful phosphates in the world. They are highly prized for their rarity and beauty. This specimen features a fan-shaped group of very rare, beautiful, light green color Paravauxite crystals with a tiny "dot" of blue Vauxite which are associated with Quartz on matrix. The Paravauxite group measures 7 mm across. This specimen is from the type locality for both Paravauxite and Vauxite ! Mark Chance Bandy described Paravauxite crystals in his book "Mineralogy of Llallagua, Bolivia". He states that Paravauxite is the most abundant of all the "Vauxites" from this mine, and with that said, you almost never see specimens, especially pieces that are larger than thumbnails with Vauxite on matrix like this.  Ex Rob Lavinsky collection.

Unit price: EURO 40,00