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Aragonite Var Zeiringite

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Aragonite Var Zeiringite

ex Everhardus Schakel collection
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Cueva del Basajaun, Lantz, Navarre, Spain
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5.3 × 2.7 cm
Description

A very nice zeiringite, it is a cuprian aragonite of caves.
The locality is now a nature reserve. The specimen was collected before the cave would to be a protected area.

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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