Sparkling, 3.3" Cobaltoan Calcite Crystal Cluster - Bou Azzer, Morocco

 
 

This is a cluster of sparkling pink, druzy Cobaltoan Calcite crystals from the Agoudal 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
Cobaltoan Calcite
LOCATION
Agoudal Mine, Bou Azzer, Morocco
SIZE
3.3 x 2.6"
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#92545