Proustite (Asselborn Coll.)

Imiter Mine, Ouarzazate Province, Morocco
Thumbnail, 2.4 x 1.8 x 1.6 cm
Start Time: 01/30/2010 6:30:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 02/04/2010 6:30:00 pm (CST)
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Item Description

A nearly solid cluster of lustrous and gemmy, ruby-red proustite microcrystals covers all sides of the bit of matrix on this showy and excellent specimen from recent finds at the Imiter Mine of Morocco. This is very fine representation of the species and locality of this sought-after silver sulfosalt. Rare in such rich specimens from this locale. Ex Dr. Eric Asselborn Collection.. valued $400

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