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Dolomite var. Cobaltian from Kakanda Mine, Kambove, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
Dolomite var. Cobaltian from Kakanda Mine, Kambove, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Dolomite var. Cobaltian from Kakanda Mine, Kambove, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

DESCRIPTION:No. 42111
Mineral:Dolomite var. Cobaltian
Locality:Kakanda Mine, Kambove, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description:Lustrous hot-pink dolomite crystals (frequently mislabeled as cobaltian calcite) on matrix mounted to an acrylic display stand. The dolomite crystals are transparent (not the typical translucent). The color is caused by cobalt impurities. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #128; acquired in 1993
Overall Size:4x4x1 cm
Crystals:2-7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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