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CAL4583 - Calcite var. Cobaltoan

$195.00 Weight: 369 g

Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer District, Tazenahkt, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco
97mm x 51mm x 24mm
Pink translucent trigonal cobaltoan calcite crystals averaging 12 x 8 mm in size, with lighter internal phantoms visible under magnification. Fluorescent bright orange-pink under shortwave UV light. No damage, except for contacting around the periphery of the specimen. From a recent find. An entire issue of the Mineralogical Record (Volume 38, Number 5, September – October, 2007, pages 345-407) was devoted to the mines and minerals of Bou Azzer, Morocco.

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