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Phosphophyllite / (classic “butterfly” twins)
Phosphophyllite / (classic “butterfly” twins) Phosphophyllite / (classic “butterfly” twins) Phosphophyllite / (classic “butterfly” twins) Phosphophyllite / (classic “butterfly” twins)
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Phosphophyllite / (classic “butterfly” twins) (Ref: 821749496)

Huayllani mine, Infiernillos mine, Huayllani, Machacamarca District, Saavedra Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia (new locality for Phosphophyllite in Bolivia)
33mm x 21mm x 17mm
minID: 50A-T32
$1500
This specimen is from the recent finds in the Machacamarca mining district in Bolivia. It is not from the typical Bolivian locality at the Unificada mine in Potosi. Phosphophyllite is one of the most rare and beautiful species in the mineral world, and arguably, the one most desirable phosphate spe
Data last checked on 14th Sep 2021 - specimen may no longer be available

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