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Aragonite from
F-19 Freeway cutting, Fairfield, City of Yarra, Greater Melbourne Region, Victoria, Australia

Mineral Species
Comments:"Aragonite has been found generally in vesicular basalt above the zeolite zones. Mamillary calcite is a common associated carbonate. Spectacular aragonite sprays, white or yellow and measuring up to 60 mm across, have been collected."
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Zeolites of Victoria, The Mineralogical Society of Victoria - Special Publication No.2; Birch, W. D., ed. (1989): Zeolites of Victoria. The Mineralogical Society of Victoria Inc., Special Publication No. 2, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-30,92,93,97 & 99
Mineral Data:Click here to view Aragonite data
Locality Data:Click here to view F-19 Freeway cutting, Fairfield, City of Yarra, Greater Melbourne Region, Victoria, Australia
Nearest other occurrences of Aragonite
0.4km (0.2 miles) A Corporation quarries, Clifton Hill, Collingwood, City of Yarra, Greater Melbourne Region, Victoria, Australia
0.9km (0.6 miles) B F-19 Freeway Cutting, Abbotsford, City of Yarra, Greater Melbourne Region, Victoria, Australia
13.0km (8.1 miles) C Boral Limited quarry, Bundoora, City of Whittlesea, Greater Melbourne Region, Victoria, Australia
36.8km (22.9 miles) D Pioneer quarry, Narre Warren North, Victoria, Australia
63.3km (39.3 miles) E Mount Anakie, Anakie, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria, Australia
71.5km (44.4 miles) F Batesford Quarry, Batesford, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria, Australia
72.6km (45.1 miles) G Unnamed Basalt quarry, Lower Paper Mills Road, Fyansford, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria, Australia
72.8km (45.3 miles) H Tylden quarry, Tylden, Victoria, Australia
76.2km (47.4 miles) I Trentham Falls, Trentham, Victoria, Australia
76.7km (47.7 miles) J Little Bird Rock, Flinders area, Victoria, Australia
77.1km (47.9 miles) K Cairns Bay, Flinders area, Victoria, Australia
79.0km (49.1 miles) L Cape Schanck, Flinders area, Victoria, Australia
81.2km (50.5 miles) M Kennon Head, Kitty Miller Bay, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
90.6km (56.3 miles) N Ridge Road quarry, Daylesford, Victoria, Australia
108.2km (67.2 miles) O Alfredton, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
116.2km (72.2 miles) P Learmonth Quarry, Learmonth, Victoria, Australia
121.2km (75.3 miles) Q Theodore Company Mine, Clunes, Victoria, Australia
132.1km (82.1 miles) R Murchison meteorite, Murchison, City of Greater Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
143.5km (89.2 miles) S Lake Cooper quarry, Corop, Campaspe Shire, Victoria, Australia
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