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Aragonite & Sulphur

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Aragonite & Sulphur

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Description
Locality: 
Agrigento, Agrigento Province, Sicily, Italy
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 7 × 5 cm
Description

Large exposed and complete sulphur crystals complety covered with tiny snowy white aragonite crystals set in the center of intense yellow sulphur matrix. A dramatic, very aesthetic assemble - looks great all around!

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

Sulphur

Formula: 
S8
Strunz: 
1.CC.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.5
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