A superb miniature of bournonite featuring intergrown “cogwheel” twins. These bournonite crystals are sharp, lustrous and exhibit textbook form. In excellent condition, no damage. Gorgeous bournonite!
About These Bolivian Bournonites
These bournonite crystals are from the Viboras Mine, Machacamarca District, Potosí, Bolivia. The locality has produced excellent bournonite specimens over the years, but the finds are have been sporadic, often years apart. The nature of the bournonite has varied from one find to the next, and some of the bournonite has been of modest lustre, sometimes dull, and of varying sharpness/definition. This latest find has produced sharp, lustrous bournonite crystals of the finest quality, exhibiting the classic “cogwheel” twinning.