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Vanadinite

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Vanadinite

Floater

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Description
Locality: 
Mibladen, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 2.4 × 1.8 cm
Description

The specimen is developed as floater; it consists of numerous steps, all faces are lustrous. The edges seem to be curved, the whole assemble is hollow inside. A very uncommon habit;a very unique piece!

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
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