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|Quartz pseudomorph after Calcite with Aragonite
|Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria
|Pristine quartz pseudomorphs after scalenohedral calcite crystals to 45 mm long with tan-colored rosettes to 3 mm diameter of lustrous aragonite crystals throughout. The calcite crystallized first, was overgrown with quartz, then coated with aragonite.
|20-40 mm pseudos
|For reference only
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