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Strontianite With Aragonite

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Strontianite With Aragonite

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Description
Locality: 
Pune (Poonah), Maharashtra, India
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
11 × 6 × 4 cm
Description

Pune is the source of countless specimens however this combination from the locality is very unusual and rare.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Strontianite

Formula: 
SrCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Strontian, North West Highlands (Argyllshire), Scotland, UK

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