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

Classification
Species:Aragonite
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."
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, City of Yarra, Victoria, Australia
Nearest other occurrences of Aragonite
0.4km (0.2 miles) A Corporation quarries, Clifton Hill, Collingwood, City of Yarra, Victoria, Australia
0.9km (0.6 miles) B F-19 Freeway Cutting, Abbotsford, City of Yarra, Victoria, Australia
2.9km (1.8 miles) C Merri Creek, City of Moreland, Victoria, Australia
3.9km (2.4 miles) D Richmond Corporation Quarry, Richmond, City of Yarra, Victoria, Australia
13.0km (8.1 miles) E Boral Limited quarry, Bundoora, City of Whittlesea, Victoria, Australia
13.1km (8.1 miles) F Niddrie Quarry, Niddrie, Moonee Valley City, Victoria, Australia
36.8km (22.9 miles) G Pioneer quarry, Narre Warren North, City of Casey, Victoria, Australia
37.5km (23.3 miles) H Sunbury, City of Hume, Victoria, Australia
53.2km (33.0 miles) I Rosslynne Reservoir, Gisborne, Macedon Ranges Shire, Victoria, Australia
63.3km (39.3 miles) J Mount Anakie, Anakie, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria, Australia
63.3km (39.3 miles) K Eastern Hill, Mount Anakie, Anakie, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria, Australia
71.5km (44.4 miles) L Batesford Quarry, Batesford, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria, Australia
72.6km (45.1 miles) M Nichterlein's quarry, Lower Paper Mills Road, Fyansford, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria, Australia
72.8km (45.3 miles) N Tylden quarry, Tylden, Macedon Ranges Shire, Victoria, Australia
73.2km (45.5 miles) O Fyansford, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria, Australia
76.2km (47.4 miles) P Trentham Falls, Trentham, Hepburn Shire, Victoria, Australia
76.7km (47.7 miles) Q Little Bird Rock, Flinders area, Victoria, Australia
77.1km (47.9 miles) R Cairns Bay, Flinders area, Victoria, Australia
79.0km (49.1 miles) S Cape Schanck, Flinders area, Victoria, Australia
81.2km (50.5 miles) T Kennon Head, Kitty Miller Bay, Phillip Island, Bass Coast Shire, Victoria, Australia
82.6km (51.3 miles) U Sunderland Bluff, Phillip Island, Bass Coast Shire, Victoria, Australia
90.6km (56.3 miles) V Ridge Road quarry, Daylesford, Hepburn Shire, Victoria, Australia
96.5km (60.0 miles) W Mitchell Falls, Redesdale, City of Greater Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
108.2km (67.2 miles) X Alfredton, City of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
111.8km (69.5 miles) Y Blue Rock Dam (Blue Rock quarry), Willow Grove, Baw Baw Shire, Victoria, Australia
116.2km (72.2 miles) Z Learmonth Quarry, Learmonth, City of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
120.9km (75.1 miles) 0 Clunes, Hepburn Shire, Victoria, Australia
121.2km (75.3 miles) 1 Theodore Company Mine, Clunes, Hepburn Shire, Victoria, Australia
132.1km (82.1 miles) 2 Murchison meteorite, Murchison, City of Greater Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
143.5km (89.2 miles) 3 Lake Cooper quarry, Corop, Campaspe Shire, Victoria, Australia
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