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Aragonite from Frizington, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Aragonite from Frizington, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Aragonite from Frizington, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Aragonite from Frizington, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Aragonite from Frizington, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Aragonite from Frizington, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Aragonite from Frizington, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 58395
Mineral:Aragonite
Locality:Frizington, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Many slender lustrous transparent colorless doubly-terminated aragonite crystals lining an exposed cavity in brown iron-rich matrix. The aragonite crystals fluoresce under SW UV illumination, and phosphoresce after illumination is extinguished. Ex. W. Keller #582; ex. R. F. Denicourt
Overall Size:6x5.5x4 cm
Crystals:0.5-11.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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