For sale is a really beautiful cobalt calcite from the Mashamba West Mine in the Katanga Copper Crescent, near Katanga in the Democratic Republic of the Congo! This specimen features a bit of matrix that has been covered with a fine carpet of sharp, hot pink cobaltian calcite crystal. Visually this is quite stunning , certainly these cobalt calcites are some of the most impressive and desirable of all minerals available, especially at a very reasonable price. The calcite crystals are colored pink by the presence of the element cobalt in the crystal lattice. Please remember our prices are in rapidly depreciating Australian dollars, USD$0.66 is equal to approx AUD$1.00!
MASHAMBA WEST MINE, KATANGA, ZAIRE.
90 x 48 x 47mm.