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Aragonite (Var: Lead-bearing Aragonite) (Ca,Pb)CO3

Bou Beker, Touissit-Bou Beker mining district, Jerada Province, Oriental Region, Morocco


Tarnowitzite, a lead bearing variety of aragonite. Some say that tarnowitzite is a mix of aragonite and cerussite. It fluoresces white under shortwave and pale yellow under longwave UV light.

Longwave fluorescence.


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