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1 kilo of pink Dolomite mineral crystal bed specimens from Morocco. The crystals are often a rhombohedral shape and are a pale pink colour. Dolomite is an important sedimentary and metamorphic mineral, found in dolostones and metadolostones, and as an important mineral in limestones and marbles where calcite is the major mineral present. These samples are supplied by weight in lots of 1 kilo and come supplied in polythene bag with an information card, suitable for large quantities with an economical price.
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1 kilo of pink Dolomite mineral crystal bed specimens from Morocco. The crystals are often a rhombohedral shape and are a pale pink colour.Pink dolomite crystal beds from Morocco which are of high quality showing the typical tri-rhombohedral curved faces as expected from dolomite crystals. The colouration for this variation of dolomite is due to the presence of manganese during formation, another similar mineral would be mangano calcite which also has a similar pink hue. These mineral specimens also have larger crystals than the brown coloured dolomite from the UK, as such, the curved faces of the crystals can clearly be seen,even without the use of magnification. Sizes vary ranging from 20 mm to 100 mm,the samples will come supplied in a polythene bag with an information card, ideal where large quantities are required for lower costs, such as for schools, kits and hand outs.