aragonite

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Aragon +‎ -ite, after the province in Spain, named by Abraham Gottlob Werner in 1790.[1]

Noun[edit]

aragonite (countable and uncountable, plural aragonites)

  1. (mineralogy) A saline evaporite consisting of anhydrous calcium carbonate with the chemical formula CaCO3; it is dimorphous with calcite.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Aragonite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • aragonite”, in Mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016.
  1. ^ Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason, and Abraham Rosenzweig: Dana's new mineralogy, John Wiley & Sons, 1997

French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

aragonite f (plural aragonites)

  1. (mineralogy) aragonite

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

aragonite f (plural aragoniti)

  1. (mineralogy) aragonite