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Vivianite On Psilomelane from Kerch Peninsula, Crimea Oblast', Ukraine

 
Vivianite On Psilomelane from Kerch Peninsula, Crimea Oblast', Ukraine

Vivianite On Psilomelane from Kerch Peninsula, Crimea Oblast', Ukraine

Vivianite On Psilomelane from Kerch Peninsula, Crimea Oblast', Ukraine

DESCRIPTION:No. 60218
Mineral:Vivianite On Psilomelane
Locality:Kerch Peninsula, Crimea Oblast', Ukraine
Description:Lustrous translucent-to-transparent dark green-black bladed vivianite crystals in a shallow cavity with botryoidal black psilomelane. The vivianite crystals form in voids of buried animals that decompose to provide the phosphate to form vivianite. Ex Jeff Weissman collection #6; ex D. Blauwet in 1995
Overall Size:6x5.5x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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