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Aragonite


Chemistry: CaCO3
Size: 85 mm
Owner: Crystal Classics
Photographer: Malcolm Southwood

Equant crystals of white aragonite (v. tarnowitzite; to 22 mm) with minor smithsonite (?).

The specimen is from the collection of Cors de Bruin (Namibia), whose label indicates that it was recovered from 15 Level, right at the lower limit of the first oxidation zone.