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Calcite var. Cobaltian Calcite (crystal with 17.48 carat faceted gemstone) from Mashamba Mine, Kolwezi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
Calcite var. Cobaltian Calcite (crystal with 17.48 carat faceted gemstone) from Mashamba Mine, Kolwezi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

DESCRIPTION:No. 56783
Mineral:Calcite var. Cobaltian Calcite (crystal with 17.48 carat faceted gemstone)
Locality:Mashamba Mine, Kolwezi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description:Lustrous 20 mm transparent pink scalenohedral cobalt-rich calcite crystal (also known as Cobaltian Calcite or Cobaltoan Calcite) accompanied by 16x12 mm faceted translucent pink cobalt-rich calcite gemstone. Weights: crystal = 22.32 carats, gemstone = 17.48 carats
Overall Size:20x16x13 mm crystal
Crystals:20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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