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

Specimen # 100821
Mineral: Dolomite, var. Cobaltoan Dolomite
Location: Dolomite, var. Cobaltoan Dolomite, Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Size: 7.8 x 6.8 x 3.8 cm


This specimen is a shocking pink colour, with colbaltoan dolomite crystals up to 0.6 cm, and to offset the pink there are clusters of vivid green acicular malachite crystals. The crystals are sharp. lustrous rhombohedra with minor sparling modification faces. In excelent condition overall, one cleaved crystal, one spot if incomplete crystals around a hollow, and some incomplete crystals at the edges. With magnification, phantoms are visible in some crystals. Stands perfectly for display as photographed. Gorgeous, otherworldly, electric pink colour – the brightest of this lot.

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Additional information

Dimensions 78 × 68 × 38 cm