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Aragonite over Calcite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

 
Aragonite over Calcite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Aragonite over Calcite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Aragonite over Calcite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Aragonite over Calcite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Aragonite over Calcite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Aragonite over Calcite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Aragonite over Calcite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 77030
Mineral:Aragonite over Calcite
Locality:Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Description:Translucent white aragonite crystals is spherical aggregates to 7 mm diameter over lustrous translucent white calcite crystals to 3 mm. Both the aragonite and calcite fluoresce under longwave and shortwave UV illumination. Originally acquired in 1994 from Bruce Geller
Overall Size:36x23x22 mm
Crystals:micro to 3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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