- Calcite var. Cobaltoan
- Dikuluwe Mine, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
- Thumbnail, 3.0 x 2.0 x 3.0 cm
- Ex. Irv Brown
- $1,500.00 Payment Plan Available
Cobaltian calcites with this neon pink color came out only a few times in such large crystals, combined with the color saturation, in the 1980s. This is a large, complete single with excellent color, excellent luster, and translucency when backlit. It is a "boxbuster" thumbnail, of impact and size in the thumbnail box. These seldom turn up for sale any more. A spectacular old find, never equaled by other finds of calcite, and with amazing hot pink color that leaps out of any display. Complete all around, and a very choice and fine thumbnail for quality as well as color and rarity.