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Aragonite from Elko County, Nevada

 
Aragonite from Elko County, Nevada

Aragonite from Elko County, Nevada

Aragonite from Elko County, Nevada

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Aragonite from Elko County, Nevada

DESCRIPTION:No. 44708
Mineral:Aragonite
Locality:Elko County, Nevada
Description:Pristine white aragonite crystals, in arborescent formations of central crystals overgrown with sprays of smaller crystals. Note the Upsala College label incorrectly lists the state as Arizona. The aragonite fluoresces white under UV illumination. Ex. Upsala College; ex. Whalen collection #85
Overall Size:6.5x5.5x4 cm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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