Rosell Minerales

 
Currency
 
You are in > Home > Minerals > Gold with malachite and bornite

Catálogo de minerales

RM1914   Gold with malachite and bornite

Bleida far West, Bou Azzer, Ouarzazate, DrĂ¢a-Tafilalet, Morocco

These are brilliant aggregates of gold formed by numerous crystals rich in faces, curved faces and disposed on a matrix of quartz. The SEM-EDS analyzes show that this gold contains a small percentage of silver (<1% weight). They are accompanied by fibrous aggregates of malachite and gray bornite crystals. This specimen stands out for the contrast between the brilliant gold and the green/gray matrix. An exceptional piece. Bleida is a mine located on the eastern rim of the Bou Azzer district.


Size: 5.5 x 4.5 x 3.8 cm.
Found in 01/2018

 
1