2.7" Sparkling Cobaltoan Calcite Crystals - D.R. Congo

This is a sparkling cobaltoan (cobalt-bearing) calcite crystal cluster, collected from the Kakanda deposit in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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 that ranges anywhere from a pinkish-salmon to a hot pink.


FOR SALE
$39
DETAILS
SPECIES
Calcite var. Cobalt-Bearing Calcite
LOCATION
Kakanda Deposit, Lubudi, Lualaba, Democratic Republic of the Congo
SIZE
2.7 x 2.3"
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#282981