Imiter Mine, Boumalne-Dades, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draa Region, Morocco
Thumbnail, 3.1 x 1.7 x 1.4 cm
An EXCELLENT and AESTHETIC toenail of acanthite from the MAJOR MOROCCAN find shown at this years St. Marie Show in France. The piece consists of medium luster, etched, octohedral acanthite crystals to 1.0 cm. These acanthites come from the Imiter Mine in the Anti-Atlas Mountains. Seasoned European collectors liken these pieces to classic Freiberg acanthite, which were never common. Many collectors and dealers expect these to become an instant classic. 3.1 x 1.7 x 1.4 cm