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Aragonite

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Aragonite

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Description
Locality: 
Minglanilla, Cuenca, Castilla La Mancha, Spain
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 5 × 2.8 cm
Description

A beautiful specimen of a group of high gloss aragonite crystals from a classic and well known locality. The crystals developed as a floater, is double terminated, and sharp all around with no apparent damage. The crystals features a darker coloration with tones of red violet color and the surfaces show a high gloss all around.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Aragonite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Gallo river, Molina de Aragón, Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, Spain