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Aragonite Var Tarnowitzite

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Aragonite Var Tarnowitzite

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Description
Locality: 
Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
5.1 × 7.3 × 3.5 cm
Description

Group of lustrous translucent tarnowitzite crystals (up to 1cm) with some malachite sitting on a dolomite cast.

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

Tarnowitzite

Variety Of: 

Aragonite

Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Tarnowskie Góry (Tarnowitz), Upper Silesia (Śląskie), Poland
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