Dragon Minerals - Update January 28, 2019

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RF305: Erythrite and Skutterudite
Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, DrĂ¢a-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Miniature - 5.9 x 3.7 x 2.5 cm (2.3 x 1.5 x 1.0 inches)
Weight - 40 grams (0.09 pounds)
ex Roy Foerster collection
Specimen status: Sold

This specimen is composed almost exclusively of deep plum-red, pearly erythrite sprays. These crystals reach about 1.1 cm in length, and the majority are terminated. Gray skutterudite, some actually crystalline, is scattered about. Surprisingly free of damage for such a notoriously soft mineral. Complete all around 360 degrees; many display possibilities. Previous dealers labels with prices up to $1400. An excellent erythrite miniature in this price range.

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