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Aragonite over Calcite from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

 
Aragonite over Calcite from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

Aragonite over Calcite from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

Aragonite over Calcite from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Aragonite over Calcite from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 14602
Mineral:Aragonite over Calcite
Locality:Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona
Description:Hemispherical cluster of calcite crystals completely overgrown with yellow-white aragonite. The aragonite fluoresces blue-white under UV illumination. Fully crystallized on all sides -
Overall Size:10x8x7 cm
Crystals:1-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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