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Vivianite

#PD35082

Vivianite

#PD35082
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 2 x 2 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Fe2+3(PO4)2·8H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Llallagua, Bolivia
Tagged
phosphate

Dark silvery-blue Vivianite crystal with a diamond shaped outline to 2cm perfectly and delicately perched on a small bit of matrix with another partial crystal on the opposite end that shows the deep blue-green internal color.

Comes with a label from Don Parsons, a local long time mineral dealer from our neck of the woods in the Black Hills, who passed away last year. 

 

Vivianite

Formula
Fe2+3(PO4)2·8H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Divergent, Concretionary, Earthy 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
colorless, green, blue, dark green, dark bluish green 
Streak
bluish white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Sectile 
Hardness
1.5-2 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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