Aragonite, Phantom Calcite from Mexico
Updated: Nov 5, 2021
Come and visit this amazing specimen...
I am affectionately known as
and I am from Mexico.
I weigh over 4,500 pounds!!
My upper half is Aragonite
and the bottom is
Phantom Calcite Matrix.
Did you know Aragonite is a main component in pearls and corals?
The iridescent surface of pearls and mother-of-pearl is a layer of Aragonite secreted by mollusks and related invertebrates.