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Wulfenite viewBack to SPECIAL MINERAL AUCTION - $499 RESERVE LIQUIDATION SPECIMENS - ends Thursday, January 24, 2019

Touissit, Touissit-Bou Beker District, Jerada Province, L'oriental Region, Morocco
  • Starting Time:1/17/2019 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:1/24/2019 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:Miniature
  • Size Description:4.7 x 2.9 x 1.7 cm

Description:Wulfenites from Touissit are now infrequent on the market, especially a showy miniature such as this. Perhaps my favorite aspect of this specimen is the fact that it features a predominant, solitary, thick, tabular, lovely butterscotch colored crystal of Wulfenite measuring 2.0 cm aesthetically flaring off the matrix. A lot of Touissit Wulfenites featuring tightly intergrown crystals or layered clusters of crystals, which makes it difficult to discern individual crystals, and this piece has such a lovely distinctive silhouette with the lone crystal at the top of the specimen. To top it off, there is a wonderful secondary sidecar crystal growing nearly perpendicular to the main crystal to give the piece a bit of three-dimensional depth. No damage, very showy and a must have for any miniature collector, a Wulfenite collector, or a fan of Moroccan minerals. Priced at $1,750 in the inventory.

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