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Vanadinite & Baryte

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Vanadinite & Baryte

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Description
Locality: 
Mibladen, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 6.4 × 2.8 cm
Description

What to say about that perfect vanadinite specimen? Deep red and high lustrous crystals show a wonderful contrast with the black-white Baryte matrix. One of thousands of vanadinite specimen from Mibladen. But one of the best. The crystals are not too large but show the best possible quality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Vanadinite

Formula: 
Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Zimapán, Mun. de Zimapán, Hidalgo, Mexico

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White

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