Cobaltoan Calcite on conglomerate (rare - classic locale) ex Mullane Coll.

Solita Mine, Peramea, Lleida (Lerida), Catalonia, Spain
Small Cabinet, 7.0 x 3.4 x 2.5 cm
Start Time: 11/14/2009 7:00:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 11/24/2009 7:15:00 pm (CST)
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Item Description

Vivid pink to purple, translucent, botyroidal, cobaltoan calcite encrusts poorly sorted conglomerate matrix on this striking and pretty old-timer from a long-closed Spanish locale - the Solita Mine in Catalonia. The backlit photo highlights the translucency and gorgeous color saturation. Rare and seldom on the market. Ex Dennis Mullane Collection and comes with an old faded label. Another sleeper from the Mullane Collection.

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