Erythrite Photos       
Cochise College               
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Roger Weller, geology instructor

wellerr@cochise.edu    copyright 2010-R.Weller


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Bou Azzer, Morocco
Erythrite is hydrous cobalt arsenate and it is also known as "cobalt bloom". 
It is often identified by intense crimson to pink color.  Erythrite crystals are often
prismatic and vertically striated.

 

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Photo is copyright free only for non-commercial educational uses.
Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.


Specimen courtesy of Arizona Desert Ice
specializing in mineral specimens
Neil Bearce, author of Minerals of Arizona
2116 E. Balboa, Tempe, AZ  85282
neil_bearce@hotmail.com
(480) 820 4974