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Aragonite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

 
Aragonite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Aragonite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Aragonite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 45015
Mineral:Aragonite
Locality:Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Description:Thin, bladed aragonite crystals that fluoresce green in some areas when illuminated with UV. The aragonite crystals are transparent, colorless, with lustrous faces. Some areas have a brownish color due to limonite impurities or coating.
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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