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

vivianite crystal-1
Vivianite is a hydrous iron phosphate.  It has a pearly luster and on exposure to
light turns blue or green.  In thin pieces it is flexible. 


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

Specimen courtesy of Hewin's Minerals

Dale P. Hewin
48770 W. Cheetah St., Tucson, Arizona 85742
(520) 744-8083