Cobaltocalcite | Article about cobaltocalcite by The Free Dictionary
A red, cobalt-bearing variety of calcite.
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Unfortunately, the old term "cobaltocalcite
" is still misapplied to this cobalt carbonate--leading to a strong possibility of confusion with the pink cobalt-rich calcite which occurs commonly at Bou Azzer.