Single Carrolite Crystal on Matrix, Dem. Rep. of Congo

Product Code: carr1

Stock Level: 1

Price: $84.99

Here is an interesting specimen of Carrolite. It comes from the Kamoya South Mine, Kambove, Katanga, Dem. Rep. of Congo.

This specimen consists of a large single crystal on matrix with pyrite present, the crystal is 1.6 cm in diameter. The crystal has very high luster / reflective faces.

The rear of the specimen and crystal looks contacted with it's matrix when it grew, so it is not complete on the back side but this cannot be seen from the front display side. 

Measures 2.7 cm x 2.4 cm x 1.5 cm

Carrollite, CuCo2S4, is a sulfide of copper and cobalt, often with substantial substitution of nickel for the metal ions, and a member of the linnaeite group.