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Azurite pseudomorphs after Chalcostibite from Rar-el-Anz, Cherrat Wadi, Casablanca Prefecture, Morocco

 
Azurite pseudomorphs after Chalcostibite from Rar-el-Anz, Cherrat Wadi, Casablanca Prefecture, Morocco

Azurite pseudomorphs after Chalcostibite from Rar-el-Anz, Cherrat Wadi, Casablanca Prefecture, Morocco

DESCRIPTION:No. 49019
Mineral:Azurite pseudomorphs after Chalcostibite
Locality:Rar-el-Anz, Cherrat Wadi, Casablanca Prefecture, Morocco
Description:Blue azurite pseudomorphs after blocky chalcostibite crystals to 20 mm long with remnants of metallic chalcostibite visible where the cores are exposed. The chalcostibite crystallized first then altered to, or was coated by, blue azurite.
Overall Size:3.5x3x2 cm
Crystals:5-20 mm pseudos
Status: For reference only
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