Brilliant Silver and Calcite Specimen - Bou Azzer, Morocco


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Several pocket discoveries at this silver mine in Morocco exposed some fantastic crystalized silver specimens that formed in calcite. The silver formed in skeletal long bands that rise 10 to 15mm from the stark white calcite. These pieces are quite something for those who collect natural silver specimens. I have five specimens from this location and in my opinion, they were the best and largest from the offerings. The location is the Mine de Bouismass, Bou Azzer, Ouarzazate, Souss-Massa-Draâ, Morocco.

Item# R11
Weight: 106.7 grams (3.43 Troy Ounce)
Dimensions: 3-1/4" or 80mm

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-Only about 2% of the gold in the world is in “gold nugget” form and the other 98% is microscopic speck and flake gold found in ore. A good gold ore today will have about one ounce of gold for every two tons of rock.
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