3.7" Rosasite and Ferroan Dolomite Association - Morocco

This colorful specimen contains blue-green colored rosasite crystals on a bed of reddish brown ferroan dolomite.

Rosasite is a secondary mineral that forms in oxidation zones of copper-zinc deposits, generally forming a fibrous botryoidal sphere that can appear vitreous and silky. While typically featuring a blue-green color, colorless specimens are not unheard of. The chemical formula of rosasite is CuZnCO3(OH)2.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Rosasite & Dolomite
LOCATION
Bou Bekker, Touissit, Morocco.
SIZE
3.7" long, 2.6" wide
CATEGORY
ITEM
#57221