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Calcite pseudomorphs after Aragonite from Raura District, Cajatambo Province, Peru

 
Calcite pseudomorphs after Aragonite from Raura District, Cajatambo Province, Peru

Calcite pseudomorphs after Aragonite from Raura District, Cajatambo Province, Peru

Calcite pseudomorphs after Aragonite from Raura District, Cajatambo Province, Peru

Calcite pseudomorphs after Aragonite from Raura District, Cajatambo Province, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 21929
Mineral:Calcite pseudomorphs after Aragonite
Locality:Raura District, Cajatambo Province, Peru
Description:Large calcite pseudomorphs after hexagonal aragonite crystals up to 5 cm long. The pseudomorphs are arranged in an elongated central cluster with a smaller group on one end. The quartz has completely replaced the aragonite, atom by atom.
Overall Size:13x9x7 cm
Crystals:1-5 cm
Status: For reference only
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