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Description
Mineral specimen, possibly vivianite (Bog iron ore) with a paper label partly adhered, which reads 'Vivianite (Iron Phosphate) probably from Glenhope area. Maoris used this for pigment'.
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Media/materials description
Vivianite (iron phosphate) mineral specimen, light grey with one blue section, with a paper label adhered.
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Measurements
1 - Mineral specimen = Weight (gm) = 75.1g
1 - Mineral specimen = Length (mm) = 56mm
1 - Mineral specimen = Width (mm) = 51mm
1 - Mineral specimen = Depth (mm) = 52mm
2 - Paper label = Length (mm) = 119mm
2 - Paper label = Width (mm) = 35mm
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Accession number
NPM2008.135.303

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