Travertine Photos                               
Cochise College
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Roger Weller, geology instructor                       

wellerr@cochise.edu

 

Travertine
last edited:  10/31/16    number of photos:  18  
Travertine is calcite that has been deposited from solution
in ground and surface waters.                                                      
It is usually quite light in color and often contains numerous                               
gaps throughout the material. 
It is commonly cut and used for facing stones on buildings.

 

photos
massive travertine:  1
cut travertine:  1
cut travertine used in buildings:  1  2  3
calcite in vugs in travertine:  1  2  3  4 
sponge-like holes in travertine:  1  2  3  4
fossils in travertine:  1  2  3

travertine from Wyoming:  1  2
 

Photos are copyright free for non-commercial educational uses. 
Just credit photos to R.Weller/Cochise College.
copyright 2016-R.Weller

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