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Vivianite

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Vivianite

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Description
Locality: 
Uncía, Bustillos Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 6 × 4.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
5.00cm
Description

A beautiful old specimen of indigo-blue to blue-green vivianite crystals  on matrix.

Ex Fritz Haller collection.

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Vivianite

Formula: 
Fe2+3(PO4)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.CE.40
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Wheal Kind (Wheal Kine), West Wheal Kitty group, St Agnes, St Agnes District, Cornwall, England, UK
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