a semihard, orthorhombic mineral resembling calcite, made up of calcium carbonate, CaCO: it is found in sedimentary and metamorphic rocks and in the skeletons of marine organisms
Origin of aragoniteafter Aragon, in Spain
An orthorhombic mineral form of crystalline calcium carbonate, dimorphic with calcite.
Origin of aragoniteAfter Aragon.
(countable and uncountable, plural aragonites)