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Vanadinite

#AH51795

Vanadinite

#AH51795
Availability
Available
Price
$75.00
Size
4.5 x 4 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Pb5(VO4)3Cl (RRUFF)
Locality
Mammoth mine, Tiger, Pinal Co., Arizona, United States
Tagged
vanadium

This was labeled by Hampson as Mammoth mine, but I have my doubts. I'll let go as "Mammoth", but if you buy, you must keep it, if you later disagree with the locality. Hampson purchased the specimen from Charles Creekmur.  At any rate, nice hexagonal crystal to 2mm with an excellent red color. 

Vanadinite

Formula
Pb5(VO4)3Cl 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Globular, Prismatic, Nodular 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
brown, brownish yellow, brown red, colorless, yellow 
Streak
brownish yellow 
Class
Hexagonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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