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Cobaltoan Calcite

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Cobaltoan Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Kamoya South II Mine, Kamoya, Kambove, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5 × 3 cm
Description

This cobaltan calcite from the congo is sometimes described as 'Vivid DayGlow Neon Pink' when offered for sale. This description is not far off the mark as the specimen has demanded attention in my cabinet for the past 15 years. A great display.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cobaltoan Calcite

Variety Of: 

Calcite

Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
3.0
Formula: 
(Ca,Co)CO3
Hardness: 
0.0
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