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Aragonite with Calcite from Johnby Quarry, near Penrith, Cumbria, England

 
Aragonite with Calcite from Johnby Quarry, near Penrith, Cumbria, England

Aragonite with Calcite from Johnby Quarry, near Penrith, Cumbria, England

Aragonite with Calcite from Johnby Quarry, near Penrith, Cumbria, England

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Aragonite with Calcite from Johnby Quarry, near Penrith, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 52488
Mineral:Aragonite with Calcite
Locality:Johnby Quarry, near Penrith, Cumbria, England
Description:Elongated, tapered aragonite crystals up to 35 mm long with surfaces of colorless calcite. The old label indicates these are calcite pseudomorphs after aragonite, but it appears simply to be a coating - not an alteration. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #4276; ex. Dr. Robert J. King in 1981
Overall Size:4x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:1-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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