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Aragonite

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Aragonite

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Locality: 
Brixlegg, Schwaz, Tyrol, Austria
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
16 × 11.6 × 7.7 cm
Description

A very uncommon specimen from this famous historic locality. Aragonite developed botryoidal habit, nearly looks like cave-pearls. Some of them show a pale green and a few an intense green-cyan color. Represents a great rarity from this locality, and even common material is really hard to obtain. 

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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