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Aragonite var. Winnieite on Calcite from Ash Fork, Yavapai County, Arizona

 
Aragonite var. Winnieite on Calcite from Ash Fork, Yavapai County, Arizona

Aragonite var. Winnieite on Calcite from Ash Fork, Yavapai County, Arizona

Aragonite var. Winnieite on Calcite from Ash Fork, Yavapai County, Arizona

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Aragonite var. Winnieite on Calcite from Ash Fork, Yavapai County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 64511
Mineral:Aragonite var. Winnieite on Calcite
Locality:Ash Fork, Yavapai County, Arizona
Description:Transparent acicular aragonite crystals up to 5 mm long with bright white rounded calcite crystal aggregates up to 6 mm diameter on brown gossan matrix. Areas of the aragonite fluoresce white under UV illumination. Ex. Lucile Squier (1905-2007) collection #538
Overall Size:30x25x20 mm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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