This specimen comprises very dark purple crystals of erythrite, but the tips of the crystals flare out a little and show up as a lighter shade of pink. Width of view 3.5mm. Stack of 20...
5725 Irhtemite, Ightem Mine (Irhtem Mine), Ightem, Agdz Cercle, Zagora Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Type Locality. Colourless to white prismatic crystals.
Orange-red hexagonal crystals in tabular and prismatic habits on cream-coloured barite plates. Width 11mm. Stack of 150 images. Close-up photo of a 30x27x20mm specimen.
9042 JP2253 Skutterudite, Ightem Mine, Ightem, Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Silver euhedral crystals. Width 11mm. Stack of 50 images. Ex Jo Price Collection.
Deep orange-brown crystals, with some tan coloured faces. Video best viewed full screen.
ncat JP1458 Smithsonite, Touissit, Touissit-Bou Beker District, Jerada Province, L’oriental Region, Morocco
Rhombohedral crystals of smithsonite. Ex Jo Price Collection. Width of view 5mm. Stack of 30 images.
10051 Quartz, Jebel Imalo, Imilchil, Er Rachidia Province (Errachidia Province), Meknes-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Lovely cluster of colourless quartz crystals in parallel growth. Labelled as Jebel Imalo, Imilchil, High Atlas Mountains, Morocco.
Cluster of pale blue barite crystals.
Cluster of pale blue barite crystals. Purchased at Keystone, priced at $40.
Robert Kurcbart 4/2005