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Dolomite var. Cobaltian from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Dolomite var. Cobaltian from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Dolomite var. Cobaltian from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 56478
Mineral:Dolomite var. Cobaltian
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Sparkling translucent hot-pink cobalt-rich dolomite crystals on greenish matrix. The dolomite crystals with cobalt are sometimes labeled as cobaltodolomite or cobaltoan dolomite, both are obsolete mineral names. Ex. A. Stevenson (1916-2007) collection #2437; originally acquired from Mineralogical Research
Overall Size:4x3x1.5 cm
Crystals:0.1-0.2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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