Aragonite is a low-temperature, near surface mineral that is colorless to white or gray, can be stained blue, green, red, or violet.  It is colorless in transmitted light.  It has a moh's scale hardness of 3.5-4.  

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Object U Number Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number) Museum Number (BM Registration Number) Museum Number (UPM B-number) Description (Catalog Card)
11896 30-12-31 (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Pale green calcite. (1 side decayed) human-headed bulls & heroes fighting.
1696 (none) 1924,0920.396 (none) Alabaster vase. Fragment. With remains of archaic inscription.
269 (none) (none) B14944, B14944 Fragment of alabaster jar. Inscribed with the name and titles of Dungi.
2888 (none) (none) (none) Fragment of inlay. Arogonite, oblong: pierced behind for suspension: honey-colored.
6590 (none) 1927,0527.177 (none) Cylinder seal. White shell. Gilgamesh fighting the rampant bull; Eabani fight the rampant lion. Before BC 3000. E.
7128 (none) 1927,0527.187 (none) Cylinder seal. White shell. Fragment. 2 crossed ibex? Attacked by rampant lion and on the other side by Gilgamesh. Before 3000 BC. E.
7916 (none) (none) B16906 Stamp flat seal. One side convex. Calcite. Greyish. Above a reclining beast, possibly a jackal? and below a second beast with big head.
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