Fluorescent Aragonite Groups
£1.80 ex VAT
Fluorescent aragonite mineral specimens from Morocco, this white variation has excellent colouration when exposed to short wave UV lighting, it becomes another worldy green colour, the specimen is only enhance by the aragonite crystals botryoidal crystal forms. Supplied in 2″ x 2″ size only, the samples will come in a card tray with an information label.
Aragonite groups or crystals beds from Morocco, they appear to have a calming white or pale yellow to light brown colouration and excellent botryoidal crystal habits, in some cases almost stalactitic. Aragonite is one of the two common, naturally occurring crystaliine forms of calcium carbonate, CaCO3 , the other being Calcite. It is formed by both biological and physical processes, including precipitation from marine and freshwater environments or in terms of biology, some shell fish shells are composed of aragonite as are some corals. these particular mineral specimens also exhibit fluorescent properties when exposed to short wave UV light, they normally appear white to an off white colour under natural light but once exposed, appear various shades of green, quite attractive and calming they are available in 2" x 2" sizes only and will come supplied in a card tray with an information label.