Mineralpedia Details for Paravauxite
Named after the Greek word para, meaning “near”, and for it’s chemically similarity to vauxite. Paravauxite is a rare mineral found in hydrothermal tin veins and granite pegmatites in localities including in Bolivia, the United States, Mexico, Germany, Portugal, and Sweden among just a couple others. Paravauzite can be found in association with vauxite, metavauxite, wavellite, sigloite, crandallite, childrenite, and quartz.
Ref. Handbook of Mineralogy, Anthony et al (1995) and MSA at http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/paravauxite.pdf
Paravauxite from Siglo Veinte mine, Llallagua, Bolivia
Free standing aqua-green, lustrous, bladed crystals to 1.5cm.
Paravauxite from Llallagua, Bolivia
White blades to 2mm.
Glassy, faint green prismatic crystals to 4mm with blue Vauxite.