2.2" Cobaltoan Calcite Crystal Cluster - Morocco

This specimen contains beautiful, pink cobaltoan calcite crystals on a dolomite rich 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.

DETAILS
SPECIES
Calcite var Cobaltoan
LOCATION
Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer, Morocco
SIZE
2.2" long, 1.8" wide
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#57157