Carrollite on calcite
description: <p style="text-align: justify;">LOCALITY: Kamoya South Mine, near Kambove, Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo <br /><br />2 1/2" Tall <br /><br />This piece consist of a sharp and lustrous crystal of carrollite (1 1/4" tall) on a contrasting matrix of bright-white calcite. Unfortunately, a crack is present near the junction of the carrollite crystal and the matrix. This crack devalues this piece substantially. Any type of matrix carrollite specimen is far rarer than a loose carrollite crystal. Carrollite reached its ultimate development at Katanga. <br /><br />Photo by Matthew Webb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia</p>
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