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RM340   Cobaltoan calcite

Solita mine, Peramea, Lleida, Catalunya, Spain

A huge size cobaltoan calcite specimen showing concretionary growths with a good and deep color and covering white aragonite aggregates. The mineralization is filling fissures of the Triassic conglomerates, which are very visible in this specimen.

Main side shows a polished section where we can enjoy perfectly banded purple calcite and conglomerate individual clasts. Nowadays mine is partially collapsed and restored and it is impossible to get specimens.

Size: 13,0 x 5,5 x 1,0 cm.
Found in ca. 2005

Fluorescent under long wave UV