1.8" Druzy Cobaltoan Calcite Crystals - Morocco

This specimen contains a beautiful druze of pink cobaltoan calcite crystals on matrix, from the Aghbar Mine in 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.

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DETAILS
SPECIES
Calcite
LOCATION
Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer, Morocco
SIZE
1.8" long, .8" wide
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#49221