Roselite & Calcite (Cobaltoan) w. Goethite
Aghbar Mine,Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Quarzazate Province
Souss-Massa-Draa region, Ouarzazate Province, Tazenakht,
6 x 3.6 x 2.8 CM (cabinet)
Post Tucson 2015
Large deep purple-red crystals of Rosellite in a vug decorated with fine Cobaltoan Calcites as accents. Well composed and showy, the biggest crystals are 1.4 CM which is huge for the specie. In perfect condition inside the vug, outside a thin rim of chipping is noted where this was removed. Very strong display impact for the size.
Roselite (well crystallizedl)
Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province
Souss- Massa- Draa Region,
6.8 x 4.6 x 5 Cm (cabinet)
An especially "electric" colorful specimen with large well defined crystals and outstanding luster. The matrix is a block of pinkish dolomite/ calcite with some of the altered serpentine country rock adhering. The Roselites are in a shallow depression and contrast well with the host matrix. Very striking specimen with great impact. Bou Azzer Roselites are by far the best ever found and this is a quite fine example.