Wavellite (good quality)

Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
Miniature, 3.7 x 3.5 x 3.1 cm
Start Time: 04/21/2011 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 04/28/2011 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
Auction Closed

Item Description

Some of the largest and most displayable specimens of Wavellite have come from the Siglo XX mine in Bolivia as described by Mark Bandy. This piece features several, bright soft yellow color, slightly lustrous, radiating aggregates of Wavellite measuring up to 9 mm across which are perched atop coated prismatic Quartz crystals, which are actually gemmy inside. The key aspect to this piece is the fact that the luster better than most Wavellites from Siglo XX. A very attractive miniatures sized phosphate display specimen from this classic locality.

Did You Know We Offer Custom Bases?

Learn More