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Calcite (Cobalt-rich) from Bou Azzer District, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate, Morocco

 
Calcite (Cobalt-rich) from Bou Azzer District, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate, Morocco

Calcite (Cobalt-rich) from Bou Azzer District, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate, Morocco

DESCRIPTION:No. 48763
Mineral:Calcite (Cobalt-rich)
Locality:Bou Azzer District, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate, Morocco
Description:Vivid pink-violet rhombohedral calcite crystals with waxy surface luster lining a concave depression in matrix. The bright pink color is due to cobalt impurities in the final layers of calcite and color zoning is visible in the crystals around the edges.
Overall Size:9x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:4-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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