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Dolomite var. Cobaltian from Dikuluwe Mine, Shaba Copper Belt, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
Dolomite var. Cobaltian from Dikuluwe Mine, Shaba Copper Belt, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Dolomite var. Cobaltian from Dikuluwe Mine, Shaba Copper Belt, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Dolomite var. Cobaltian from Dikuluwe Mine, Shaba Copper Belt, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

DESCRIPTION:No. 59630
Mineral:Dolomite var. Cobaltian
Locality:Dikuluwe Mine, Shaba Copper Belt, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description:Lustrous violet-pink cobalt-rich dolomite crystals (frequently mislabeled as cobaltian calcite) on gray matrix. The cobaltian dolomite crystals formed in a constricted vein resulting in lighter colored areas where the opposing wall pinched out.
Overall Size:11x6.5x7 cm
Crystals:0.2-2.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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