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Hopeite (!!) (first known specimens from South America!) with Phosphophyllite
Hopeite (!!) (first known specimens from South America!) with Phosphophyllite Hopeite (!!) (first known specimens from South America!) with Phosphophyllite Hopeite (!!) (first known specimens from South America!) with Phosphophyllite Hopeite (!!) (first known specimens from South America!) with Phosphophyllite Hopeite (!!) (first known specimens from South America!) with Phosphophyllite Hopeite (!!) (first known specimens from South America!) with Phosphophyllite Hopeite (!!) (first known specimens from South America!) with Phosphophyllite Hopeite (!!) (first known specimens from South America!) with Phosphophyllite
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Hopeite (!!) (first known specimens from South America!) with Phosphophyllite (Ref: 821053123)

Huayllani mine, Infiernillos mine, Huayllani, Machacamarca District, Saavedra Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
37mm x 23mm x 22mm
minID: U6D-UU6
$950
One of the most exciting and yet incredibly limited discoveries for Bolivian minerals. Bolivia is well-known for its phosphate minerals, but Hopeite (despite its fairly simple chemistry) has never been reported. This is not only a first-time find for Hopeite from Bolivia, but to the best of my know
Data last checked on 14th Sep 2021 - specimen may no longer be available

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$1100
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$800
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$900
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$950
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$1250
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Ferberite / aesthetic twinned group
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$900
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$600
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