Dolomite, var. Cobaltoan Dolomite
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Dolomite, var. Cobaltoan Dolomite

Specimen # 100829
Mineral: Dolomite, var. Cobaltoan Dolomite
Location: Dolomite, var. Cobaltoan Dolomite, Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Size: 8.6 x 6.6 x 2.2 cm


A fine plate of sparkling pink cobaltoan dolomite crystals with green malachite and black heterogenite in association, providing nice contrast. The cobaltoan dolomite crystals are sharp and lustrous, tightly-packed groups of complex crystals with composite forms. In very good condition, a few missing crystals, minor relative to the size of the piece. I would mount this one to stand as in the first photo, but it has been trimmed with a saw from behind (to reduce the matrix) and so it will also lie flat. Very nice colour and form, a pretty display specimen.

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Additional information

Dimensions 86 × 66 × 22 cm