Variscite Photos               
Cochise College               
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Roger Weller, geology instructor    copyright 2010-R.Weller

massive variscite-2
Variscite is  hydrous aluminum phosphate.  It is similar to turquoise, but lacks
the element copper.  Its color is green and is usually found in a fine-grained
massive state.


variscite                                                                                                                                           26a
Photo is copyright free only for non-commercial educational uses.
Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.

Specimen courtesy of Dave Dechant