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RM1007   Malachite after azurite

Puit IX, Pit No. 9, Touissit, Touissit District, Oujda-Angad Province, Oriental Regi, Touissit, Oujda-Angad, Oriental Region, Morocco

A huge size specimen of malachite that has completely replaced azurite former crystals, preserving its prismatic shape, with visible terminal faces. Malachite has an intense green color, with silky luster due to its acicular shape, fibrous. With a minor rocky matrix. An elegant specimen of a classic mine as Touissit.


Size: 7.5 x 6.8 x 4.5 cm.
Main crystal: 4.2 x 2.0 cm.
Found in 1990's.

 

RM1963   Anglesite

Puit IX, Touissit, Jerada, Región Oriental, Morocco

Excellent gemmy anglesite specimen that shows a group of crystals with a razor-sharp chisel terminations, striated faces characteristic of the species, very sharp and with good transparency and uniform yellow color.
This specimen date to the late 1970s and were found in the well known Moroccan mining area of Touissit. They are considered the world's finest anglesite specimens. Here we offer this "old" specimen from glorious past times.


Size: 6.4 x 4.8 x 4.2 cm.
Main crystal: 20 x 13 mm.
Found in 1970's.

Classic locality
 

RM1807   Twinned cerussite

Puit IX, Touissit, Jerada, Región Oriental, Morocco

Excellent cerussite cyclic twin as a star shape in which one of the crystals predominates. Very aesthetic, between transparent to translucent and with very well defined faces and edges. With a mino rocky matrix. Pictures do not do it justice, better in "person". From this classic Moroccan mines.


Size: 5.3 x 3.5 x 3.2 cm.

Fluorescent under long wave UV
 

RM1805   Twinned cerussite

Puit IX, Touissit, Jerada, Región Oriental, Morocco

An excellent twin of cerussite, partially transparent, with alternating color zoning, slightly smoked. A complete piece, in very good condition for the usual of these specimens, with only a tiny chipping in the upper part and nicks in the base, from my point of view without affecting the beauty of the specimen. Very difficult to find today and really appreciated by collectors.


Size: 6.5 x 3.5 x 2.6 cm.

Fluorescent under long wave UV
 

RM1280   Smithsonite with galena and cerussite

Puit IX, Touissit, Jerada, Región Oriental, Morocco

As exceptional as rare specimen of smithsonita from shaft 9 in Toussit. A matrix with galena is partially covered by numerous sharp rhombohedral smithsonite crystals, delicious bluish color, transparent to translucent, forming aggregates, very showy. They accompanied by cerussite crystals very rich in faces and transparent. Good size and fine quality for a difficult piece to be seen nowadays.


Size: 10.5 x 9.7 x 6.5 cm.
Main crystal: 3 x 2 mm.

Fluorescent under long wave UV
 

RM1385   Anglesite

Puit IX, Touissit, Oujda-Angad, Región Oriental, Morocco

Aesthetic anglesite specimen that shows a rich group of crystals with a razor-sharp chisel terminations, striated faces characteristic of the species, very sharp and with good transparency and colorless. This specimen date to the late 1970s and were found in the well known Moroccan mining area of Touissit.

 


Size: 7.5 x 6.0 x 3.7 cm.
Main crystal: 12 x 10 mm.
Found in ±1975.

Fluorescent under long wave UV
Price: 60 €Buy
 

RM522   Anglesite with galena

Puit IX, Touissit, Oujda-Angad, Región Oriental, Morocco

Excellent gemmy anglesite specimen that shows a rich group of crystals with a  razor-sharp chisel terminations, striated faces characteristic of the species, very sharp and with good transparency and uniform yellow color.
This specimen date to the late 1970s and were found in the well known Moroccan mining area of Touissit. They are considered the world's finest anglesite specimens. Here we offer this "old" specimen from glorious past times.


Size: 5,5 x 4,4 x 3,8 cm.
Main crystal: 35 x 20 mm.
Found in 1970's.

 

RM523   Anglesite with galena

Puit IX, Touissit, Oujda-Angad, Región Oriental, Morocco

Excellent gemmy anglesite specimen that shows a rich group of crystals with a  razor-sharp chisel terminations, striated faces characteristic of the species, very sharp and with good transparency and uniform toasted honey color.
This specimen date to the late 1970s and were found in the well known Moroccan mining area of Touissit. They are considered the world's finest anglesite specimens. Here we offer this "old" specimen from glorious past times.


Size: 6,0 x 4,7 x 3,4 cm.
Main crystal: 27 x 14 mm.
Found in 1970's.

 
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