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MD-55559
Roselite
Miniature, 4.8 x 4.5 x 2.3 cm
Aghbar Mine (Arhbar Mine), Aghbar, Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draa Region, Morocco
Ex. Richard Hauck
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A showy and bright vug on matrix filled with gemmy and lustrous, cherry-red roselite crystals with colorless calcite scalenohedrons from the famous Bou Azzer District of Morocco. The longest calcite crystal is 7 mm. Roselite is a rare calcium, cobalt, magnesium arsenate and even with the scattered damage, this is a highly representative piece. Ex Richard Hauck Collection. It is possible that, if analyzed today, it would be the related species wendwilsonite. 4.8 x 4.5 x 2.3 cm