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Aragonite and Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

 
Aragonite and Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Aragonite and Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Aragonite and Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Aragonite and Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 44482
Mineral:Aragonite and Sulfur
Locality:Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy
Description:Translucent pale-brown (beige) aragonite crystals to 6 mm long with bright yellow translucent sulfur crystals to 12 mm on a banded formation on translucent brown aragonite. The aragonite fluoresces and phosphoresces under UV illumination. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:9x9x7 cm
Crystals:3-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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