Cobaltite forms unusual crystals - the icosahedral type. The name of Cobaltite is derived from the German for goblin. Legend has it that the metal cobalt was haunted by a goblin due to its failure to properly smelt like other metals.
Dimensions (millimeters): 13 x 13 x 12
Dimensions (inches): .5 x .5 x .5
Origins: originally mined in 1975 at Pelle Mine, Riddarhyttan, Vastmanland, Sweden, Europe
This was in my personal mineral collection for many years. Mineral Specimen arrives in an acrylic museum box.
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