Kolwezite & sphaerocobaltite #2
description: <p style="text-align: justify;">LOCALITY: near Kolwezi, Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo  <br /><br />3 1/2" tall</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">This piece was bought from a supplier who lived in Katanga Province, DRC in early 2010.  Kolwezite is the green species.  Sphaerocobaltite is the dark purple species.  The pale pink species is cobaltocalcite.  It forms a solid solution series with sphaerocobaltite.  The latter is has a higher cobalt content.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Photo by Matthew Webb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia   </p>
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