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Roselite Cobaltlotharmeyerite & Calcite

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Roselite Cobaltlotharmeyerite & Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.2 × 3.5 × 3.3 cm
Description

You are bidding on a rich small miniature with large vugs bearing beautiful, sharp crystals of roselite with carpets of cobaltlothermeyerite needles, green austinite and numerous prisms of pale cobaltian calcite. Classic and beautiful stuff!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Roselite

Formula: 
Ca2(Co2+,Mg)(AsO4)2·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CG.10
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Rappold Mine, Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Cobaltlotharmeyerite

Formula: 
Ca(Co,Fe3+,Ni)2(AsO4)2·2(H2O,OH)
Strunz: 
8.CG.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Roter Berg District, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

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