Copper / (leaf-like specimen) / Locality - Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia

$400.00

Shipping to United States: Free

A very attractive “locality” specimen, and a surprise discovery from early 2011. These are the first Copper “sheets” that I have seen from Corocoro, and according to the locals, there were very few found. Most people are familiar with the Copper pseudomorphs after Aragonite from this locality, but to find non-pseudomorphic, native Copper is rather rare in my experience. This aesthetic, branching, "sheet" of Copper is a great display specimen from this historic locality. On the micro level the piece shows very unusual "wormholes" that gives the piece an amazingly organic appearance. It truly resembles some kind of plant life, i.e., a group of leaves or even a group of fire coral! Very unusual, and certainly out of the ordinary for Copper in general. Good Bolivian Coppers are not common on the market, and I was told that the locality was recently purchased by a Korean mining company, so collecting and obtaining specimens will become very difficult in the future.

Locality: Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia

Specimen Size: 8.7 x 5.1 x 1.3 cm (small cabinet)

Shipping from United States

Processing time

1-3 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 2 - 5 business days
  • Europe : 7 - 14 business days
  • Australia, New Zealand and Oceania : 10 - 20 business days
  • Asia Pacific : 7 - 14 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

Request a cancellation within: 2 days of purchase

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Questions about your order?

Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.