1.7" Cobaltoan Calcite Crystal Cluster - Bou Azzer, Morocco

This is a cluster of pink cobaltoan calcite crystals from the Agoudal Mines of Morocco.

Cobaltoan calcite, also known as cobaltocalcite, is one of many different varieties of calcite, forming with a chemical composition of (Ca,Co)CO3. It crystallizes in a trigonal crystal system and forms rhombohedral or scalenohedral crystals. These crystals tend to display a pink color of which intensity can range anywhere from a pinkish-salmon to a hot pink.


DETAILS
SPECIES
Calcite var. Cobaltoan Calcite
LOCATION
Agoudal Mines, Agdz Cercle, Zagora Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
SIZE
1.7" wide
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#185529