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Aragonite and Calcite from Sonora, Mexico

 
Aragonite and Calcite from Sonora, Mexico

Aragonite and Calcite from Sonora, Mexico

Aragonite and Calcite from Sonora, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 20532
Mineral:Aragonite and Calcite
Locality:Sonora, Mexico
Description:Dense mixture of scalenohedral calcite crystals and pristine white aragonite. This specimen dates to 1909 and sadly the exact locality was lost, typical of the time when dealers obscured their sources to prevent competition from obtaining similar pieces. Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970); Ex. Robert B. Gage (1875-1946)
Overall Size:8x8x6 cm
Crystals:2-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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