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Aragonite-Calcite from Cave Mine, 8.9 km north of Minersville, Beaver County, Utah

 
Aragonite-Calcite from Cave Mine, 8.9 km north of Minersville, Beaver County, Utah

Aragonite-Calcite from Cave Mine, 8.9 km north of Minersville, Beaver County, Utah

Aragonite-Calcite from Cave Mine, 8.9 km north of Minersville, Beaver County, Utah

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Aragonite-Calcite from Cave Mine, 8.9 km north of Minersville, Beaver County, Utah

DESCRIPTION:No. 47067
Mineral:Aragonite-Calcite
Locality:Cave Mine, 8.9 km north of Minersville, Beaver County, Utah
Description:Stalactitic formation of translucent brown aragonite-calcite fully crystallized on all surfaces with no apparent point of attachment. Aragonite and calcite are both polymorphs of CaCO3 and are likely both present in the specimen. Fluorescent under UV. Collected by Chris Tucker
Overall Size:8x3x3 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm spherules
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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