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Vanadinite On Baryte

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Vanadinite On Baryte

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Description
Locality: 
Taouz, Er Rachidia Province, Meknès-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 3.8 × 2 cm
Description

Numerous vivid red orange vanadinite crystals artfully arranged over nicely contrasting black barite crystals. Very rich in contrast and striking – a pleasure to take a photo!

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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