• Cobaltoan Calcite
  • Cobaltoan Calcite
  • Cobaltoan Calcite

Cobaltoan Calcite

ID: CC3988

A very rich druse of inter grown rhombic crystals of Cobaltoan Calcite from the famous Kolwezi Mining District in Dem. Rep. of Congo. Individual crystals of Cobaltoan Calcite measure to 4mm, framed on a light coloured matrix veined by Cobaltoan Calcite, with areas of black Mn-oxide. One edge of the specimen grown on the Cobaltoan Calcite is a cluster of Malachite coated micro Digenite/Chalcocite crystals. An intense pink Cobaltoan Calcite from the location


13.0 × 7.9 × 2.8 cm
Kolwezi, Katanga (Shaba), DR Congo (Zaire), Africa

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