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stock #22.1-547
Aghbar Mine, Aghbar, Agdz Cercle, Zagora Province
Draa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
5 x 3 x 2.7 CM (miniature)
price: $950
Fall 22

Vivid and sharp leafy crystals of red-purple Erythrite in very fine condition. This has a bright silky luster and the crystals are translucent to transparent when backlit. The largest crystals in the cluster are 2 CM across and there is no eye-visible damage on the main crystals. There are several very strong display angles. This type of Moroccan Erythrites are certainly the best in the world, in fact there are very few localities for good Erythrite crystals worldwide. Only the old German specimens come close to these in quality but they are rarely this well-defined and are always very expensive. The production is sporadic and sometimes years will pass with no new finds. This is from an early 2022 find and is far more esthetic than most.

Eryrthrite (type locality) with Quartz and Pyrite
stock #16.1-681
Schneeberg Distict, Erzgebirge
Saxony, Germany
5.8 x 4.8 x 3.6 CM (cabinet)
price: $180
new year 2021

A German classic specimen covered on all faces with very tiny crystals and crusts of Erythrite. This is the type locality for the mineral though it is not very common there. The underlying matrix is a heavy Cobalt rich mass that probably is Skutterudite or similar since some tiny cubic shapes can be made out under the crusts. A rich "Cobalt bloom" specimen that has some nice sparkle under strong lighting.

Skutterudite with Erythrite and Bieberite? - classic locale
stock #0093-JM-1160
Bieber, Biebergemunde, Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Darmstadt
Hesse, Germany
6.4 x 4.6 x 3.7 CM (cabinet)
price: $250
new year 2021

A rich nearly pure mass of small crystals of what once called Smaltite with several zones of earthy purplish Erythrite and a powdery pink mineral that seems to be Bieberite but is not analized. The specimen comes with an old Neree Boubee (Paris, France) label and one from the John Marshall collection. An old collection numbers and handwritten labels are also attached to the underside but are not visible on display. In very good condition with the many cubic Skutterudite crystals in stacks and aligned groups.

Erythrite - accicular form clusters
stock #17.1-681
Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province
Draa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
5.3 x 3.4 x 2 CM (cabinet)
price: $1100
Pre Holiday 2017

A superb, delicate and bright mass of slender crystals of Erythrite in exceptional condition. Sharp elongate crystals in radiating masses and loose sprays are densely packed on matrix. Not at all typical esthetics, this is a striking, attractive specimen. The worlds best Erythrite used to come from Bou Azzer, now rare to see in this quality level. Choice.

stock #10.1-465
Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province
Souss- Massa- Draa Region, Morocco
8.2 x 4.4 x 3.1 CM (cabinet)
price: $975
Post Tucson 2015

Top color and glassy luster in an esthetic fine specimen. From the worlds greatest find of Erythrites, some years ago at Shaft 1, Bou Azzer, this shows the quality that made these famous. The individual crystals are translucent to transparent, sharp contrast well with the matrix. Overall in perfect condition although with 10X magnification some tiny crystals show minor damage not seen by naked eye. For such a delicate mineral this is virtually perfect and very showy.

Erythrite- large free standing crystals on Quartz
stock #12.1-291
Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province
Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
3.8 x 3.6 CM (miniature)
price: $675
Spring 2013

A sweet miniature with exceptional sharp free standing crystals. The crystals are up to about 3 CM tall most of which is aerial. No damage by naked eye on the display face which is incredible for such a delicate mineral. 10 x magnification finds some minor edge chips that are just not noticeable. the back of the matrix has been sawn in order to collect this without damage. Bou Azzer is unquestionably the worlds best locale for many Cobalt minerals and especially for Erythrite. This is far above average.

stock #AX-4-294
Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province
Souss- Massa- Draa Region, Morocco
6.2 x 4.1 CM (small cabinet/ large miniature)
price: $675

The Erythrites of Bou Azzer are the worlds finest. They come out sporadically and the best examples are very much in demand. This is a very fine example, in perfect condition, with showy esthetics, sharp bright crystals and great color. Displays from several angles, a very good value on a contemporary classic!