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Colorado Plateau Minerals

Saturday, 13 January 2024 05:30 PM

The Colorado Plateau encompasses a large area of the southwest including Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah. Many of these minerals are formed in roll front uranium deposits. They can be bright yellow or orange and beautiful to see under the microscope.

Volborthite

#AH63190
Locality
Monument #1 mine, Navajo Co., Arizona, United States 
Formula
Cu3V2O7(OH)2·2H2
Availability
Available
Price
$95.00
Size
4.5 x 2.8 x 2.3 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
copper , vanadium  
Special Info
XRD Confirmed 
Special Info
Raman 

Beautiful grass green rosettes to about 0.5mm.


Volborthite

Formula
Cu3V2O7(OH)2·2H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Globular, Scaly 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
brownish yellow, greenish yellow, yellow, yellow green, light brown 
Streak
light green 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
Special Info
XRD Confirmed
Special Info
Raman

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