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Huntite & Aragonite

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Huntite & Aragonite

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Description
Locality: 
Kokšín, Švihov, Plzeň Region, Bohemia, Czech Republic
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2.7 × 3.5 × 2.5 cm
Description

Colorless aragonite crystals on white huntite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Huntite

Formula: 
CaMg3(CO3)4
Strunz: 
5.AB.25
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
1.0 - 2.0
Colour: 
White
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Ala-Mar deposit (Currant Creek deposit; Manzoni deposit), Currant District, White Pine Co., Nevada, USA

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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