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Calcite var. Cobaltian Calcite from Mashamba Mine, Kolwezi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
Calcite var. Cobaltian Calcite from Mashamba Mine, Kolwezi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Calcite var. Cobaltian Calcite from Mashamba Mine, Kolwezi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

DESCRIPTION:No. 56785
Mineral:Calcite var. Cobaltian Calcite
Locality:Mashamba Mine, Kolwezi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description:Vivid pink-purple cobalt-rich scalenohedral calcite crystal (also known as Cobaltian Calcite or Cobaltoan Calcite) with lustrous crystal faces and excellent internal transparency. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:23x21x18 mm
Crystals:23 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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