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Calcite (cobalt-rich) with Hematite-Goethite inclusions from Agoudal, Bou Azzer District, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate, Morocco

 
Calcite (cobalt-rich) with Hematite-Goethite inclusions from Agoudal, Bou Azzer District, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate, Morocco

Calcite (cobalt-rich) with Hematite-Goethite inclusions from Agoudal, Bou Azzer District, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate, Morocco

Calcite (cobalt-rich) with Hematite-Goethite inclusions from Agoudal, Bou Azzer District, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate, Morocco

Calcite (cobalt-rich) with Hematite-Goethite inclusions from Agoudal, Bou Azzer District, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate, Morocco

Calcite (cobalt-rich) with Hematite-Goethite inclusions from Agoudal, Bou Azzer District, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate, Morocco

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite (cobalt-rich) with Hematite-Goethite inclusions from Agoudal, Bou Azzer District, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate, Morocco

DESCRIPTION:No. 66276
Mineral:Calcite (cobalt-rich) with Hematite-Goethite inclusions
Locality:Agoudal, Bou Azzer District, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate, Morocco
Description:Double-sided cluster of lustrous transparent pink-purple cobalt-rich calcite crystals with black goethite-hematite inclusions on one side. These are commonly called by the varietal name Cobaltoan Calcite, which is not an accepted mineral species. Ex. D. Miller collection #2433
Overall Size:34x33x17 mm
Crystals:3-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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