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Vivianite from Tomokoni Adit, near Canutillos Mine, Potosi Department, Bolivia

 
Vivianite from Tomokoni Adit, near Canutillos Mine, Potosi Department, Bolivia

Vivianite from Tomokoni Adit, near Canutillos Mine, Potosi Department, Bolivia

Vivianite from Tomokoni Adit, near Canutillos Mine, Potosi Department, Bolivia

Vivianite from Tomokoni Adit, near Canutillos Mine, Potosi Department, Bolivia

Vivianite from Tomokoni Adit, near Canutillos Mine, Potosi Department, Bolivia

DESCRIPTION:No. 50056
Mineral:Vivianite
Locality:Tomokoni Adit, near Canutillos Mine, Potosi Department, Bolivia
Description:Unusually large vivianite crystals to 115 mm long with lustrous crystal faces and steep terminations. The vivianite crystals appear black, but are transparent green when rear-illuminated. The prism faces have pearly luster that show the green color. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #628; originally acquired in 1992
Overall Size:11x8x4.5 cm
Crystals:15-115 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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