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Aragonite

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Description
Locality: 
Conchita Mine, Estepona, Málaga, Andalusia, Spain
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.8 × 4.3 × 2.5 cm
Description

This is a very unusual aragonite specimen from a ancient mine in Andalusia.

Collected in the early 1980s.

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
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