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3" Cobaltoan Calcite Crystal Cluster - Bou Azzer, Morocco
This is a cluster of vibrant pink cobaltoan calcite crystals from the Agoudal Mine in Morocco. This cluster is unique in that from one side, the various layers of calcite growth can be seen in cross section. Comes with an acrylic display stand.
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.