Azurite, Malachite
Small Cabinet, 8.5 x 5.4 x 3.2 cm
Touissit, Touissit District, Oujda-Angad Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
Radial sprays of highly lustrous, navy-blue with royal-blue highlights azurite crystals to about 7 mm are festooned on the undulating gossan matrix in interesting association with malachite pseudomorphs after sharp azurite crystals to 1.3 cm. This is very fine, classic and rich combination material from the famous mines at Touissit, Morocco. Ex. Tarnowski Collection.