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Gemmy Vanadinite

$45.00 Regular price

Stunning and vibrant Vanadinite from Mibladen Mining District, Morocco 

64g 


Vanadinite is a mineral belonging to the apatite group of phosphates, with the chemical formula Pb₅(VO₄)₃Cl. It is one of the main industrial ores of the metal vanadium and a minor source of lead. A dense, brittle mineral, it is usually found in the form of red hexagonal crVanadinite is a mineral belonging to the apatite group of phosphates, with the chemical formula Pb₅(VO₄)₃Cl. It is one of the main industrial ores of the metal vanadium and a minor source of lead. A dense, brittle mineral, it is usually found in the form of rWikipedia

Crystal class: Dipyramidal (6/m); H-M symbol: (6/m)

Crystal system: Hexagonal

Crystal habit: Prismatic or nodular; may be acicular, hairlike, fibrous; rarely rounded, globular

Formula mass: 1416.27 g/mol

Optical properties: Uniaxial (-)

Mohs scale hardness: 3–4

Space group: P63/m