Bou Azzer, Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draa Region, Morocco
Small Cabinet, 5.3 x 3.1 x 1.3 cm
Wendwilsonite is a rare hydrated Calcium Magnesium Cobalt Arsenate that was named after the current and long time editor/publisher of the "Mineralogical Record," Wendell Wilson. It was discovered in 1987 and Bou Azzer is the type locality for this beautiful species. This piece features several sharp, lustrous, translucent, fuchsia purple color monoclinic crystals on matrix. Ex. Brian Kosnar Collection.