The largest crystal on this specimen is one of the biggest Augelites that I have seen from Bolivia. It’s amazingly well-formed, sharp, surprisingly lustrous, and DOUBLY-TERMINATED ! It is associated with a few smaller (but not small by any means) Augelites of similar quality. Interestingly the crystals are included with an unknown blackish mineral (probably Jamesonite) to create an eye-catching two toned effect. The piece was difficult to photograph, and despite the larger size of the Augelites, there are a few rough spots here and there. It’s still a dramatic specimen and very three-dimensional compared to the large majority of Augelites from Machacamarca. Certainly unique and what I would call worthwhile for a collector of Bolivian minerals or rare phosphates.
Locality: Machacamarca Mine, Colavi, Saavedra Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
Specimen Size: 2.8 x 2.2 x 1.3 cm (thumbnail)
Largest Crystal: 2.0 cm
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