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Aragonite var. Tarnowitzite from Tazouta, Sefrou Province, Fès-Boulemane, Morocco

 
Aragonite var. Tarnowitzite from Tazouta, Sefrou Province, Fès-Boulemane, Morocco

Aragonite var. Tarnowitzite from Tazouta, Sefrou Province, Fès-Boulemane, Morocco

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Aragonite var. Tarnowitzite from Tazouta, Sefrou Province, Fès-Boulemane, Morocco

DESCRIPTION:No. 31159
Mineral:Aragonite var. Tarnowitzite
Locality:Tazouta, Sefrou Province, Fès-Boulemane, Morocco
Description:Sparkling cluster of radiating translucent yellow aragonite crystals on brown gossan matrix. The aragonite is the lead-rich variety known as Tarnowitzite or Plumboan Aragonite and fluoresces yellow-white under UV illumination.
Overall Size:7x6x4 cm
Crystals:5-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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