Morocco, Touissit


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Anglesite
Cluster of oil-yellow, mostly gemmy, anglesite XX up to 2 cm long in a cavity of galena matrix

12.5x6.5cm
Touissit, Touissit District, Oujda-Angad Province, Oriental Region. Morocco
Specimen n.312


 

 

 

Anglesite
Group of orange XX up to 3cm long, with galena-coated tips on a bit of matrix
6x3.5cm
Touissit, Touissit District, Oujda-Angad Province, Oriental Region. Morocco
Specimen n.750

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Anglesite
Well formed XX, up to 1.3cm, on the mineralized matrix
5x5.5cm
Touissit, Touissit District, Oujda-Angad Province, Oriental Region. Morocco
Specimen n.751

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Anglesite
Large X, 2cm tall, with smaller and more transparent XX, on the mineralized matrix. Anglesite is partially and locally alterated in galena
5x5.5cm
Touissit, Touissit District, Oujda-Angad Province, Oriental Region. Morocco
Specimen n.833

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Azurite
Single X, 1.4cm tall, on carbonatic matrix
8x5.5cm
Touissit, Touissit District, Oujda-Angad Province, Oriental Region. Morocco
Specimen n.222

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Cerussite
Yellowish and opaque XX of cerussite, twinned in the usual cross and "v shape" formation, 2.5 cm long
6X4cm
Touissit, Touissit District, Oujda-Angad Province, Oriental Region. Morocco
Specimen n.1525

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Cerussite
transparent and brilliant XX, up to 1.5 cm long, in a cavity of galena matrix
8x6.5cm
Touissit, Touissit District, Oujda-Angad Province, Oriental Region. Morocco
Specimen n.454

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Dolomite
XX of dolomite (maybe ferroan dolomite): scattered on the matrix, there are masses of green minerals covered by a thin gypsum film: I have been told that it could be rosasite, devilline, malachite, or a mixture of them
9x7.5cm
Bou Bekker, Toussit, Touissit District, Oujda-Angad Province, Oriental Region. Morocco
Specimen n.395

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Malachite
Completely pseudomorphosed azurite XX, up to 3 cm long
7x5.5cm
Toussit, Touissit District, Oujda-Angad Province, Oriental Region. Morocco
Specimen n.1640

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Wulfenite
Yellow XX of wulfenite, up to 1.1 cm
7x7cm
Zelidja mine, Touissit District, Oujda-Angad Province, Oriental Region. Morocco
Specimen n.1539

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