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  1. (mineralogy) a saline evaporite consisting of anhydrous calcium carbonate; it is dimorphous with calcite
    Etymology: After the province Aragon in Spain, named by Abraham Gottlob Werner in 1790.<ref>Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason, and Abraham Rosenzweig: Dana's new mineralogy, John Wiley & Sons, 1997</ref>

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