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Aragonite

$250.00   €224  £200.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC13804
Like many west Cumbrian localities, the Cleator Moor iron mines have a quite limited suite of minerals, but all are capable of producing excellent specimens.  This single, off-matrix Aragonite crystal stands almost 9 cm tall and grades from translucent greyish-cream to semi-transparent and colourless.  The crystal tapers from a broad base to a pointed tip and has striated prism faces, many of which have small terminations causing the crystal to gradually narrow.  The initial 2 cm above its base contains dark grey plumose inclusions, probably a clay group mineral. A very fine Aragonite.

Details

Dimensions
8.7 × 2.9 × 2.4 cm
Categories
Carbonates
Locality
Cleator Moor, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumbria, England

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Aragonite, Aragonite

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