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Aragonite (pseudohexagonal crystals) from Minganilla, Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, Spain

Aragonite (pseudohexagonal crystals) from Minganilla, Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, Spain

Mineral:Aragonite (pseudohexagonal crystals)
Locality:Minganilla, Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, Spain
Description:Unusually large doubly-terminated translucent gray-brown aragonite crystals with lustrous compound crystal faces. The aragonite crystals are pseudohexagonal form, the result of cyclic twinning which is evident in the terminations. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #519, originally acquired in 1985
Overall Size:63x35x25 mm
Crystals:50-58 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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