Gersdorffite with Annabergite

Specimen ID: 9NW-WHN

Title
Gersdorffite with Annabergite
Locality
As recorded:
Alt Ahmane, Bou Azer, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss Massa Draa Region, Morocco
Dimensions
42mm x 35mm x 27mm
Description
Gersdorffite in good or sizable crystals has been super rare until this one small discovery. This is a very fine piece and is the best example we have had from the world class 2014 Bou Azzer find. Sharp lustrous octahedra in a cluster with contrasting green Annabergite shows this Nickel specie well. A brittle mineral, this has some cracks and chipping on some crystals but overall is in exceptional condition. Sharp crystals to 2.3 CM is quite impressive for this specie.
Previous data
Mineral(s)
Name withheld

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