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Quartz with Calcite overgrowth from Jbel Irhoud (Irhoud Mine), north of Commune Ighoud, 85 km northwest of Marrakesh, Youssoufia Province, Morocco

 
Quartz with Calcite overgrowth from Jbel Irhoud (Irhoud Mine), north of Commune Ighoud, 85 km northwest of Marrakesh, Youssoufia Province, Morocco

Quartz with Calcite overgrowth from Jbel Irhoud (Irhoud Mine), north of Commune Ighoud, 85 km northwest of Marrakesh, Youssoufia Province, Morocco

Quartz with Calcite overgrowth from Jbel Irhoud (Irhoud Mine), north of Commune Ighoud, 85 km northwest of Marrakesh, Youssoufia Province, Morocco

DESCRIPTION:No. 45804
Mineral:Quartz with Calcite overgrowth
Locality:Jbel Irhoud (Irhoud Mine), north of Commune Ighoud, 85 km northwest of Marrakesh, Youssoufia Province, Morocco
Description:elongated know of lustrous gray quartz crystal to 9 mm covering all sides and top. A later overgrowth of white calcite partially coats the top and rear. The quartz has microscopic orange hematite inclusions in the terminations.
Overall Size:13x8x8 cm
Crystals:1-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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