Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps Featuring
Aragonite


Mineral Name: Aragonite

Composition: Calcium carbonate

Nomenclature: Named after a famous occurrence in Aragon Province, Spain.

Industrial Uses: Cement.

Additional Notes: Identical to calcite in chemical composition; however, the crystal structure (the way the atoms are grouped) is significantly different between calcite and aragonite.



Austria : Scott 1274 : 3.50 schilling : 11 May 1984

Aragonite



China (ROC) : Scott 3121 : $5 : 8 May 1997

Aragonite



French Southern and Antarctic Territories : Scott 156 : 5.10 francs : 1 Jan 1990

Aragonite