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Carbonates

Aragonite

$500.00   €451  £380.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC13550
A splendid crystallised Aragonite from the mines at Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway (formerly Dumfriesshire), Scotland.  Sharp, needle-like acicular crystals of translucent creamy Aragonite, typically 1 cm tall, cover a matrix of mixed Calcite and metallic sulphides.  A degree of iron staining lends an orange-tan tint to some of the crystals. It should be noted that many crystals are cleaved with their terminations missing but, at this small scale, this does not distract from an otherwise rare and excellent Aragonite from Wanlockhead.

Details

Dimensions
12.9 × 8.5 × 5.5 cm
Categories
Carbonates
Locality
Wanlockhead, Dumfries And Galloway, Scotland, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Aragonite

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