home

minerals
new arrivals
browse list
search/filter

ordering

news

about

links

contact

 

 

catalog listings

search/filter
 

search
10 specimens found
1 | 2 |

Scorodite - gemmy crystals, very rich
stock #17.1-803
Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province
Souss Massa Draa Region, Morocco
7.3 x 5.2 x 2.8 CM (cabinet)
price: $750
Spring update

A very fine old time Scorodite plate with hundreds of sharp, transparent crystals to about 3mm thickly covering the display face. Far larger specimen than was typical with a dense coverage. From Bou Azer, this quality of material has not been found there for decades. No damage seen even at 30X magnification (which is very rare) and the crystals have a color range from a purplish- brown to greenish-blue. All are perfectly transparent with glassy luster. Formerly in the Chris Amo collection, choice.
Erythrite - accicular form clusters
stock #17.1-681
Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province
Draa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
5.3 x 3.4 x 2 CM (cabinet)
price: $1100
Pre Holiday 2017

A superb, delicate and bright mass of slender crystals of Erythrite in exceptional condition. Sharp elongate crystals in radiating masses and loose sprays are densely packed on matrix. Not at all typical esthetics, this is a striking, attractive specimen. The worlds best Erythrite used to come from Bou Azzer, now rare to see in this quality level. Choice.
Erythrite
stock #10.1-465
Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province
Souss- Massa- Draa Region, Morocco
8.2 x 4.4 x 3.1 CM (cabinet)
price: $975
Post Tucson 2015

Top color and glassy luster in an esthetic fine specimen. From the worlds greatest find of Erythrites, some years ago at Shaft 1, Bou Azzer, this shows the quality that made these famous. The individual crystals are translucent to transparent, sharp contrast well with the matrix. Overall in perfect condition although with 10X magnification some tiny crystals show minor damage not seen by naked eye. For such a delicate mineral this is virtually perfect and very showy.
Wendwilsonite
stock #ALEC-30-072
Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province
Souss- Massa- Draa Region, Morocco
5.1 x 4.3 x 3.3 CM (miniature)
price: $390
pre Tucson 2015 update

One of the most desirable species from Bou Azzer's amazing deposits of rare Cobalt minerals is Wendwilsonite. This well protected vug in a cobalt pink matrix holds a number of small crystals of several species the most significant being these deep red gemmy Wendwilsonite. In fine condition, the crystals reach 6+mm which is quite large for the specie.
Cobaltoan Calcite (scalenohedral and hollow crystals)
stock #12.1-254
Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province
Souss Massa Draa Region, Morocco
6 x 4.8 CM (cabinet)
price: $850
Spring 2014

A really esthetic example from the great find of 2012 which was the best in nearly 20 years. This find had many average pieces but very few that were fine. These are now unavailable in this quality and condition. Great color and fine form, these scalenohedral crystals are in some cases hoppered or hollowed cavernous spikes in a radiating cluster. Some damage is noted mostly on the outer edges, but the central main display area is pristine.
Erythrite- large free standing crystals on Quartz
stock #12.1-291
Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province
Souss Massa Draa Region, Morocco
3.8 x 3.6 CM (miniature)
price: $675
Spring 2013

A sweet miniature with exceptional sharp free standing crystals. The crystals are up to about 3 CM tall most of which is aerial. No damage by naked eye on the display face which is incredible for such a delicate mineral. 10 x magnification finds some minor edge chips that are just not noticeable. the back of the matrix has been sawn in order to collect this without damage. Bou Azzer is unquestionably the worlds best locale for many Cobalt minerals and especially for Erythrite. This is far above average.
Roselite (well crystallizedl)
stock #12.1-251
Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province
Souss- Massa- Draa Region, Morocco
6.8 x 4.6 x 5 Cm (cabinet)
price: $875
Spring 2013

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.
Erythrite
stock #ALEC 4-294
Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province
Souss- Massa- Draa Region, Morocco
6.2 x 4.1 CM (small cabinet/ large miniature)
price: $675


The Erythrites of Bou Azzer are the worlds finest. They come out sporadically and the best examples are very much in demand. This is a very fine example, in perfect condition, with showy esthetics, sharp bright crystals and great color. Displays from several angles, a very good value on a contemporary classic!
10 specimens found
1 | 2 |