A CONCRETION OF ARAGONITE MINE OF IRHOUD, MOROCCO, SAFI PROVINCE
35,000 - 45,000 HKD
bidding is closed
- 58 cm, 22 3/4 in.
with a vertical structure, the concretion of a white colour and irregularly formed with dense clusters of varying sizes, stand
Aragonite is a carbonate mineral likened to a bouquet of explosions of fireworks or flowers. It is an interesting and attractive mineral which forms interesting habits and can have a soft pretty colour. Its modes of formation and relationship to calcite are both curious and intriguing. The current lot is a very good and exemplary concretion.