Mineral Specimen #4736 Cobaltite
Marr Mine, Hakansboda, Lindesberg, Vastmanland, Sweden
4.8 x 2.6 x 2.7 cmThe crystal is 2mm across.
A well formed cubic crystal of Cobaltite with beveled edges is perched on the edge of this specimen. The matrix is composed of massive Chalcopyrite, more, much smaller, Cobaltite crystals and other possible sulfides. On one end, there are also some small, stubby Quartz crystals stained orange with iron oxides. There are a few more of these crude Quartz crystals next to the Cobaltite crystal.
Flaws: There is some minor chipping on the edges of the crystal.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Europe | Sulfides and Sulfosalts | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars