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Calcite var. Cobaltian Calcite from Bou Azzer District, Dra-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

 
Calcite var. Cobaltian Calcite from Bou Azzer District, Dra-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

Calcite var. Cobaltian Calcite from Bou Azzer District, Dra-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

Calcite var. Cobaltian Calcite from Bou Azzer District, Dra-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

Calcite var. Cobaltian Calcite from Bou Azzer District, Dra-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

Calcite var. Cobaltian Calcite from Bou Azzer District, Dra-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

DESCRIPTION:No. 80825
Mineral:Calcite var. Cobaltian Calcite
Locality:Bou Azzer District, Dra-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Description:Vivid-pink lustrous transparent calcite crystals on greenish matrix. The calcite crystals have rhombohedral termination faces and compound prism faces. The pink color is caused by cobalt impurities. Commonly labeled as Cobaltoan Calcite. Ex. Miller #M1405; originally acquired from Chris Wright (1946-2014); ex. Gobin
Overall Size:6.5x5.5x4.5 cm
Crystals:4-11 mm
Archived: For reference only
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