AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Mexico > Calcite-Aragonite



Online Mineral Museum Archive of Mineral Photographs and Mineral Descriptions from John Betts - 
Fine and


Calcite-Aragonite from Chihuahua, Mexico

Calcite-Aragonite from Chihuahua, Mexico

Calcite-Aragonite from Chihuahua, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite-Aragonite from Chihuahua, Mexico

Locality:Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Arborescent formation of lustrous brown-to-white translucent calcite-aragonite (probably both species are present) that fluoresce under SW UV illumination. Calcite and aragonite are both composed of calcium carbonate, but different crystal structures. Ex. D. Miller collection #M2625
Overall Size:6x5x3 cm
Crystals:4-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
Buy similar: Minerals from Mexico > Calcite Specimens


  Buy Calcite-Aragonite at:

  John Betts - Fine Minerals gallery of Calcite Specimens




© AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals All Rights Reserved

The minerals illustrated on this site are presented for reference purposes only. The owner of this site did not collect the minerals and collectors should not assume access is permitted to the property based on inclusion in this museum. Please contact the property owner to obtain legal permission before entering private property. ;