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Aragonite


Mineral: Aragonite
Chemistry: CaCO3
Size: 100 mm
Owner: Harvard University (W.Klein Collection)
Photographer: Malcolm Southwood

A very fine spray of pale-yellow pseudo-hexagonal prisms of aragonite, with individual crystals to 20 mm by 9 mm across. The specimen was collected on 11 Level by Wilhelm Klein (catalogue # 625), who labelled it simply as "Kalkspat".

 

Courtesy  of  the  Mineralogical  &  Geological  Museum  at  Harvard  University,  Aragonite; MGMH  ID# 127226, Tsumeb; Namibia. @ copyright 2012, President and Fellows of Harvard College. All rights reserved.