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

Description
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
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
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
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Aragonite data
Locality Data:Click here to view F-19 Freeway cutting, Fairfield, Yarra City, Greater Melbourne Region, Victoria, Australia
Nearest other occurrences of Aragonite
0.4km (0.2 miles) Corporation quarries, Clifton Hill, Collingwood, Yarra City, Greater Melbourne Region, Victoria, Australia
0.9km (0.6 miles) F-19 Freeway Cutting, Abbotsford, Yarra City, Greater Melbourne Region, Victoria, Australia
13.0km (8.1 miles) Boral Limited quarry, Bundoora, City of Whittlesea, Greater Melbourne Region, Victoria, Australia
36.8km (22.9 miles) Pioneer quarry, Narre Warren North, Victoria, Australia
63.3km (39.3 miles) Mount Anakie, Anakie, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria, Australia
71.5km (44.4 miles) Batesford Quarry, Batesford, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria, Australia
72.6km (45.1 miles) Unnamed Basalt quarry, Lower Paper Mills Road, Fyansford, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria, Australia
72.8km (45.3 miles) Tylden quarry, Tylden, Victoria, Australia
76.2km (47.4 miles) Trentham Falls, Trentham, Victoria, Australia
76.7km (47.7 miles) Little Bird Rock, Flinders area, Victoria, Australia
77.1km (47.9 miles) Cairns Bay, Flinders area, Victoria, Australia
79.0km (49.1 miles) Cape Schanck, Flinders area, Victoria, Australia
81.2km (50.5 miles) Kennon Head, Kitty Miller Bay, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
90.6km (56.3 miles) Ridge Road quarry, Daylesford, Victoria, Australia
108.2km (67.2 miles) Alfredton, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
121.2km (75.3 miles) Theodore Company Mine, Clunes, Victoria, Australia
143.5km (89.2 miles) Lake Cooper quarry, Corop, Campaspe Shire, Victoria, Australia
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