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    CALCITE var. COBALTOAN CALCITE
    Aghbar Mine, Aghbar, Bou Azer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-DraĆ¢ Region, Morocco

    This sparkling crystal confection has the same relationship to "normal" mineral specimens that a habanero chile does to a bell pepper. The large aggregate of Cobaltoan Calcite is arranged in approximately spherical groups, that display an intense coloration close to fuschia with a slight blue cast - it could be described as an "electric" hot pink or "hyper-fuschia." The matrix is a typical mixture of off-white to cream Calcite of no particular importance, other than structural assistance. The group is in excellent condition with only one or two very minor bruises. This large cabinet specimen literally glows (both in daylight and under UV light) and has a custom labeled base.
    Overall measurements: 8.7 x 5.0 x 3.7 inches (22.0 x 12.7 x 9.5 cm)
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    June, 2015
    7th Sunday
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