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Aragonite (pseudo-hexagonal twinned crystal) from Barrel Spring Creek, Albany County, Wyoming

 
Aragonite (pseudo-hexagonal twinned crystal) from Barrel Spring Creek, Albany County, Wyoming

Aragonite (pseudo-hexagonal twinned crystal) from Barrel Spring Creek, Albany County, Wyoming

Aragonite (pseudo-hexagonal twinned crystal) from Barrel Spring Creek, Albany County, Wyoming

DESCRIPTION:No. 77852
Mineral:Aragonite (pseudo-hexagonal twinned crystal)
Locality:Barrel Spring Creek, Albany County, Wyoming
Description:Translucent pale reddish-brown aragonite crystal floater (fully crystallized on all sides with only a small attachment point). The aragonite crystal is pseudo-hexagonal form, the result of cyclic twinning. The brown color is caused by limonite staining. Originally acquired in August 1994 at the Contin-tail Swap, Buena Vista, Colorado
Overall Size:23x22x5 mm
Crystals:23 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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