Collected by Joan Lamond in 1991 on a Mineralogical Society of Victoria field trip.
A small terminated colourless aragonite crystal in amongst crystalline pink aragonite (coloured by strontium?). Width of view 3.5mm. Stack of 30 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
ncat JP0763 Aragonite, Nevada Creek, North Dundas, Zeehan district, West Coast municipality, Tasmania
Flat-lying bladed colourless aragonite crystals on green serpentine with minor dark purple stichtite (not in photo). At one time, these were described as magnesite, but analysis showed them to be aragonite. Ex Jo Price Collection....
A spray of aragonite bladed crystals with unusual zig-zag markings on the faces. Ex Jo Price Collection. Width of view 3.5mm. Stack of 30 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
ncat JP3684 Aragonite, Nichterlein’s quarry, Lower Paper Mills Road, Fyansford, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria
Ugly looking aragonite crystals that appear to have been partially etched giving them a greyish appearance, and then clear colourless tips have been added to the terminations. From an old locality. Ex Jo Price Collection....
A radiating spray of aragonite needles. Many of these sprays have seeded on an earlier larger aragonite crystal. Ex Jo Price Collection. Height of view 3.5mm. Stack of 30 images. Click on the image below...
A spray of tapered aragonite crystals, with this image showing some of the typical terminations (and a broken crystal – third from the left, demonstrating the fragile nature of such specimens). Ex Jo Price Collection....
A neat spray of bladed aragonite crystals. Ex Jo Price Collection. Height of view 3.5mm. Stack of 50 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
A nice spray of thin colourless aragonite blades. Width of view 3.5mm. Stack of 50 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
9007 JP2350 Aragonite, Calcite, Phillipsite-K, Chabazite-Ca, Trentham Falls, Trentham, Hepburn Shire, Victoria
Tiny crystals of calcite, phillipsite and chabazite on the sides of aragonite needles. Aragonite fluoresces white with a fading greenish afterglow. Photo width 9mm. Stack of 50 images. Ex Jo Price Collection.
30051 Aragonite, Penrice marble quarry, Angaston, Barossa Valley, North Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
Cave-formation white aragonite. Bright white fluorescence with pale blue crystal tips under longwave, pale pink under shortwave.
Pseudomorph. Labelled as calcite ps hanksite, Larimer Co., California. Described as rarely seen pseudomorph with label indication that it was in the American Museum Natural History and dated 12/11/78. Diameter is 2.5 cm. There are...