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Aragonite

Ex. Rohlach Collection

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Description
Locality: 
Sellicks Hill Quarry, South Australia, Australia
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10 × 4 × 4.5 cm
Description

This is a nice example of botryoidal aragonite/calcite from this limestone Quarry where a large cave was opened up in 1991. This was imploded in 1993 despite attempts to preserve it.

From the collection of Eddie Rohlach of Tanunda, South Australia. Unfortunately no old labels.

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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