Stone of discovery
Cobalto Calcite drusy lapel pin. The stone of self discovery, cobalto calcite, radiates unconditional and universal love. It is a variety of calcite growing with calcium carbonate and is also referred to as Cobaltoan Calcite and Sphaerocobaltite.
The colors can very from a light pink, to fuchsia, to dark magenta. Calcite normally does not grow alone, it always wants a partner in crime. The most choice material is found in the Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. For decades this area has been plagued with corruption and war limiting the availability of this material.