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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

DESCRIPTION:No. 65517
Mineral:Calcite-Aragonite
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
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