Vivianite (classic material)

Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
Toenail, 3.1 x 1.8 x 1.4 cm
Start Time: 06/02/2011 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 06/09/2011 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Here is a great old locality specimen of Vivianite from Bolivia. Subscribers to the Mineralogical Record know that an entire issue was dedicated to this unique and historic locality. This size piece features a beautiful, relatively sharp, gemmy, blue green color, prismatic crystal of Vivianite measuring 1.6 cm long associated with botryoidal Limonite after Wavellite on matrix. This material is rarely seen in today's market and this particular specimen is at least 25 years old. A great little display specimen from this world famous locality.

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