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Rocks


5405: Natural History Museum > Rocks

submitted by Museum Administration on 03.11.2004

Aragonite

Aragonite
Copyright (2004) Robin Tzannes

Aragonite has the same chemical composition as calcite, but crystallizes in a different pattern and doesn’t cleave as distinctly. This piece, 4.5 cm, was found near Fratsia. Photograph by Peter B Tzannes, 2004

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