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Aragonite

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Description
Locality: 
Ramsbeck, Sauerland, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 5 × 1.5 cm
Description

A superb specimen of aragonite (cave pearls) of a pleasing light brown colour. Great relief on this example and a great display. Very hard to obtain German material from a rare locality.

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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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