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Aragonite var. Tarnowitzite from Mibladen, Haute Moulouya Basin, Zeida-Aouli-Mibladen belt, Midelt Province, Morocco

 
Aragonite var. Tarnowitzite from Mibladen, Haute Moulouya Basin, Zeida-Aouli-Mibladen belt, Midelt Province, Morocco

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Aragonite var. Tarnowitzite from Mibladen, Haute Moulouya Basin, Zeida-Aouli-Mibladen belt, Midelt Province, Morocco

DESCRIPTION:No. 30924
Mineral:Aragonite var. Tarnowitzite
Locality:Mibladen, Haute Moulouya Basin, Zeida-Aouli-Mibladen belt, Midelt Province, Morocco
Description:Lustrous white crystals of lead-rich aragonite, variety tarnowitzite on crusty matrix with gray galena. The high lead content is evidenced by the weight of the specimen. The crystals are tapering, six-sided form with lustrous faces.
Overall Size:7x5x3 cm
Crystals:10-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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