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Aragonite occurs in very small masses, of a light yellow color and fibrous structure, between layers of serpentine.
Aragonite, a mineral formed of calcium carbonate crystallized in the rhombic system; specific gravity 2.94 (compare Calcite).
In the first class 74 are included sulphur and ammonium nitrate; monotropy is exhibited by aragonite and calcite.
The shell consists of carbonate of lime, under one or both of the forms known to mineralogists as calcite and aragonite.Colouration in Animals and Plants|Alfred Tylor
Like aragonite it is very frequently twinned, the compound crystals being pseudo-hexagonal in form.