• Aragonite with Quartz and Hematite Var. Specularite
  • Aragonite with Quartz and Hematite Var. Specularite
  • Aragonite with Quartz and Hematite Var. Specularite
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Aragonite with Quartz and Hematite Var. Specularite

ID: CC17149
An aesthetic and first-rate example of delicately-crystallised Aragonite spheres scattered over a layer of finely crystallised and drusy black “Specularite” Hematite and glassy Quartz crystals.  The Aragonite forms uniform sized, creamy-buff spherical clusters of between 2 to 3 mm diameter and nearly all attractively separated as individuals.  These three species grow on a  gently undulating surface of reddish-chocolate-brown botryoidal Hematite.  A rarely-encountered form of Aragonite from Florence mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England.

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Dimensions
8.6 × 7.7 × 4.8 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Oxides and Hydroxides, Quartz and Agate, Silicates
Locality
Florence Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Aragonite, Hematite, Quartz

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