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|Colour:||Black; dark brown in ...|
|Name:||Named in 1924 by Frank L. Hess from its composition, containing vanadium (van-) and oxygen (ox-).|
This page provides mineralogical data about Vanoxite.
Classification of Vanoxite
|Strunz 8th edition ID:||4/G.02-10|
|Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:||4.HG.25|
4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
H : V[5,6] Vanadates
G : Unclassified V oxides
|Dana 8th edition ID:||188.8.131.52|
47 : VANADIUM OXYSALTS
4 : Vanadium Bronzes
|Hey's CIM Ref.:||7.12.9|
7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
12 : Oxides of V, Nb and Ta
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Type Occurrence of Vanoxite
|Co-type Localities:||Jo Dandy Mine (Paradox D; Hummer; C; Blackburn; Yellow Bird No. 1; Oversight; Broker), Paradox Valley, Uravan District, Montrose Co., Colorado, USA|
Bill Bryan claim, Wild Steer Canyon, Paradox Valley, Uravan District, Montrose Co., Colorado, USA
|Year of Discovery:||1924|
Physical Properties of Vanoxite
|Lustre:||Waxy, Greasy, Dull, Earthy|
|Colour:||Black; dark brown in transmitted light (extremely thin sections).|
Crystallography of Vanoxite
|Morphology:||Microscopic crystals with a rhiombohedral section at times. Massive. As a cement in sandstone.|
Chemical Properties of Vanoxite
|Simplified for copy/paste:||V4+4V5+2O13·8H2O|
|Essential elements:||H, O, V|
|All elements listed in formula:||H, O, V|
Relationship of Vanoxite to other Species
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Other Names for Vanoxite
|Health Warning:||No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.|
References for Vanoxite
Hess (1925), U.S. Geological Survey Blletin 750-D: 63-64.
American Mineralogist (1925): 10: 40.
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Seventh edition, Volume I: 601-602.
Internet Links for Vanoxite
|Specimens:||The following Vanoxite specimens are currently listed for sale on minfind.com.|
Localities for Vanoxite
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(TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
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