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Hematite from Jbel Irhoud (Irhoud Mine), north of Commune Ighoud, 85 km northwest of Marrakesh, Youssoufia Province, Morocco

 
Hematite from Jbel Irhoud (Irhoud Mine), north of Commune Ighoud, 85 km northwest of Marrakesh, Youssoufia Province, Morocco

Hematite from Jbel Irhoud (Irhoud Mine), north of Commune Ighoud, 85 km northwest of Marrakesh, Youssoufia Province, Morocco

DESCRIPTION:No. 51512
Mineral:Hematite
Locality:Jbel Irhoud (Irhoud Mine), north of Commune Ighoud, 85 km northwest of Marrakesh, Youssoufia Province, Morocco
Description:Lustrous dark-metallic hematite crystals in layered growth spherical aggregates to 15 mm diameter. Though most dealers neglect to report it, Moroccan hematite specimens are buffed on a polishing wheel as evidenced by the rounded edges visible under 20x. Ex. Larry Krause (1945-2010) collection
Overall Size:7x5x4 cm
Crystals:4-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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