Vaterite


Composition: CaCO3
Crystal System : Hexagonal
Colours: Colourless
Hardness (H) : 3
Specific Gravity (S.G) : 2.54

Distribution

Extremely rare. Second oxidation zone.

Occurrence

  • Supergene
  • 2nd Oxidation Zone

Paragenetic and General Notes

Vaterite occurs as part of the type assemblage for plumboselite.