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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 50730
Mineral:Dolomite var. Cobaltian with Malachite
Locality:Kakanda Mine, Kambove, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description:Bright-pink cobalt-rich dolomite crystals completely coating front and rear of matrix with minor green malachite. These specimens are often incorrectly labeled as cobaltian calcite, but a survey and analysis in 1999 shows they are cobaltian dolomite.
Overall Size:6x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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