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Vanadinite

#AH53552

Vanadinite

#AH53552
Availability
Sold
Size
2.2 x 0.7 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Pb5(VO4)3Cl (RRUFF)
Locality
Western Union mine, Mohave Co., Arizona, United States
Tagged
vanadium

This mine is famous for this habit, and this is a great example of those elongated or slender orange Vanadinite crystals whhich tapper to a point. Both crystals measure about 2.5cm.

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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