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. It is usually found in the form
of red hexagonal crystals often on limonite or barite. First
discovered in 1801 in Mexico, vanadinite deposits have since been found
in South America, Europe, Africa, and in other parts of North America.
These specimens are from Mexico
A thick host matrix rock supports brilliant red crystals. The
crystals are small and reflect light for a brilliant flash.
Approximately two inches.
Item: VAN06 $20.00