• Wendwilsonite and Roselite on Cobaltoan Calcite
  • Wendwilsonite and Roselite on Cobaltoan Calcite
  • Wendwilsonite and Roselite on Cobaltoan Calcite
Rare Minerals

Wendwilsonite and Roselite on Cobaltoan Calcite

$350.00   €290  £250.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC11338
Wendwilsonite, a rare calcium-magnesium-cobalt arsenate occurs as excellent broad bladed crystals to about 5 mm tall on a delicate blush-pink Cobaltoan Calcite matrix.  Wendwilsonite forms a series with Roselite, the latter occurring on this specimen as candy pink micro-crystals and probably within the Wendwilsonite crystals where the two series become interspersed.  The Cobaltoan Calcite forms a series of successive stepped layers in differing shades of pastel pink and delicate, agate-like bands traversing the specimen.  An aesthetic and interesting large miniature/small cabinet specimen from the Aghbar mine in the Bou Azzer District of Morocco.

Details

Dimensions
7.4 × 6.2 × 1.6 cm
Categories
Calcite, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates, Rare Minerals
Locality
Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draa Region, Morocco, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cobaltoan Calcite, Roselite-Wendwilsonite

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