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Aragonite

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Aragonite

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Description
Locality: 
Rio del Bastardo, Roccamurata, Parma Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.4 × 3 × 2.3 cm
Weight: 
33.00gr
Description

Delicate candid white tufts and bowties of aragonite grown on ophiolitic breccia. The contrast with the underlying antigorite laden matrix is absolutely striking. 
Very hard connoisseur material to obtain nowadays.

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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