Moroccan Mineral Specimens For Sale



                      Fluorite on Quartz                                                                                Vanadinite                                                                    Quartz cast after Fluorite                                              Skudderudite


Although Morocco may be most famous for its amazing vanadinites and azurites, there are many other examples of fine crystallized species from this exotic location.  We almost always have a nice selection of both contemporary and older specimens from Morocco.



   Cerussite from the Mibladen Mine             Vanadinite from the Mibladen Mine







OKP-338    Wulfenite on Barite    Mibladen,Morocco.  Ex. Caroline Les collection.  These deep orange crystals are translucent and very bright, having the highest of lusters.  The specimen measures 4.7 x 2.9 x 2 cm.  It is damage-free and displays nicely on a custom engraved acrylic base.  $300







OKP-337    Wulfenite  Touuissit Mine, Oujda, Morocco.  Ex. Caroline Les collection.  This colorful specimen is composed of translucent tabs to 1.4 cm on edge.  The piece measures a healthy 9.6 x 6 x 4.5 cm.  The back has lots of crystals too but they do not compare with the front which shows a fine contrast due to  the dark gossen background matrix.  This is an exceptional example of this material that is in great condition.  It comes with a custom engraved acrylic base.  $2,500






OKN-893     Azurite     Touissit Mine, Oujda, Morocco.  Ex Caroline Les collection.  This is one of those fine crystals that is better in-hand.  It has mixed luster with some faces being the super bright, deep blue and others having a matt finish. There is a 4 cm, doubly terminated crystal crossing the larger, singly terminated main crystal.  The piece measures 5 x 3.7 x 2.4 cm.  It stands nicely on the singly terminated crystal as seen in the first several images showing its various sides.  Nice views of this specimen from any direction.  $950







OKP-217     Malchite, Cerussite and Chalcopyrite on Dolomite     Ovarzate, Morocco.  Ex. John Davis collection.  This specimen is an unusual one showing beautifully formed crystals of all the mentioned species on dolomite crystals.  It measures 8 x 6 x 1.8 cm, has no damage, and very nice aesthetics.  $65







OKO-511      Fluorite, Pyrite and Unknown      El Hamman, Morocco.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This is an exceptional miniature to small-cabinet sized piece for Morocco.  Tiny balls of pyrite encrust limited areas of the specimen's upper surface along with tiny white/clear crystals of an unknown mineral (almost looks like stilbite blades).  The piece is complete on all surfaces except on edge that shows minor contact as well as one cube on the base.  Views well from any direction.  Domical in shape.  It measures 5.4 x 5.4 x 3.4 cm overall.  The cubes show lots of surface growth features that partially mask the fact that the crystals themselves are transparent.  The several small white areas are a second (white colored) generation of fluorite.  Top quality fluorite.  $275







OKM-161       Erythrite       Bou Azzer, Morocco.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble.  Deep purple single and double terminated crystals to 1.2 cm each.  The crystals are gemmy and well terminated.  Their luster is exceptional and lacking in they typical overgrowths.  4.7 x 2.5 x 2.3 cm.  Sits nicely a couple of different ways.  Damage free and showy for this material.  $400







Side with minor damage

OKN-776    Aragonite    Morocco.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  A large single crystal measuring 5 x 2.4 x 2.3 cm.  Floater with only a tiny scraped area on bottom.  Really nice, lustrous example.  $45







OKN-742    Aragonite    Morocco.  Ex. Harold Dibble collection.  5.7 x 5.3 x 5.2 cm floater cluster of doubly terminated crystals in a "ball on a post" like aggregation.  No damage, better than usual luster, attractive form, and it stands on end.  Two colors of crystals: typical tan colored and less common light blue.  $50








OKN-735      Erytherite, Soselite, Quartz      Bou Azzer, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Morocco.  Ex. Harold Dibble collection.  A blocky specimen measuring 10.5 x 7.1 x 6.8 cm overall.  It is coated with erythrite crystals on one large face and one smaller side face.  Both views are distinctly different.  The large face is large erytherite crystals to almost 3 cm each.  They are bright red/purple, translucent to transparent and in excellent condition (although some on edge are broken from removal.  The side is quartz crystals with erytherite crystals in an attractive, undamaged, and uncommon mix.  It sits nicely for display a couple different ways.  Great quality for the species.  $550







OKN-580     Cobaltocalcite     Agoudal Mine, Bou Azzer, Morocco.  A 3 x 2 x 1.7 cm plate of rich pink, high luster crystals.  No damage.  $25







OKN-581     Cobaltocalcite, Pyrite, and ?     Agoudal Mine, Bou Azzer, Morocco.  An unknown coating on pyrite with nice pink colbaltocalcite crystals.  2.8 x 2.4 x 2.2 cm.  One crystal has a shallow cleave.  $30






OKN-582     Cobaltocalcite     Agoudal Mine, Bou Azzer, Morocco.  A 3.1 x 2.8 x 1.8 cm plate of rich pink, high luster crystals.  About 40% of plate shows damage.  $15







OKN-583     Cobaltocalcite, Pyrite, and ?     Agoudal Mine, Bou Azzer, Morocco.  An unknown coating on pyrite with nice pink colbaltocalcite crystals.  3.1 x 2 x 2 cm.  No damage on these fine large crystals.  $40







OKM-163    Azurite     Touissit, Touissit District, Oriental Region, Morocco.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  Nice translucent, deep blue, double terminated crystals to 2.6 cm each compose this attractive cluster.  Two small contacts otherwise a floater with some healed terminations but most being nicely terminated.  3.1 x 3.2 x 1.8 cm.  Good quality azurite for any world-wide location.  Exceptionally nice for Morocco.  $400








OKN-951     Azurite, Malachite, Cerussite     Touissih (near Oujda), Morocco.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  A fine, damage free grouping of partially to fully pseudomorphed azurite crystals.  The largest is partially altered while the ones on the back are, for the most part, entirely altered.  Specimen measures 3.8 x 3.8 x 2 cm.  Stands nicely for display.  Excellent luster and very nice for this material.  $350

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