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Vanoxite

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Formula:
V44+V25+O13 · 8H2O
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

Questionable/Doubtful
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
47.4.6.1

47 : VANADIUM OXYSALTS
4 : Vanadium Bronzes
7.12.9

7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
12 : Oxides of V, Nb and Ta
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First Recorded Occurrence of Vanoxite

Year of Discovery:
1924

Physical Properties of Vanoxite

Waxy, Greasy, Dull, Earthy
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Opaque
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

Formula:
V44+V25+O13 · 8H2O
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Vanoxite to other Species

4.HG.05FervaniteFe43+V45+O16 · 5H2O
4.HG.10HuemuliteNa4Mg(V10O28) · 24H2O
4.HG.15VanaliteNaAl8V10O38 · 30H2O
4.HG.20SimplotiteCaV44+O9 · 5H2O
4.HG.30NavajoiteFe3+V95+O24 · 12H2O
4.HG.35DelrioiteCaSr(V2O6)(OH)2 · 3H2O
4.HG.40MetadelrioiteCaSr(V2O6)(OH)2
4.HG.45Barnesite(Na,Ca)V6O16 · 3H2O
4.HG.50Hendersonite(Ca,Sr)1.3V6O16 · 6H2O
4.HG.55Grantsite(Na,Ca)2+x(V5+,V4+)6O16 · 4H2O
4.HG.60LenobliteV24+O4 · 2H2O
4.HG.65SatpaeviteAl12V24+V65+O37 · 30H2O
7.12.1Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
7.12.2 Scherbinaite
7.12.3ParamontroseiteV4+O2
7.12.4HäggiteV3+V4+O2(OH)3
7.12.5DuttoniteV4+O(OH)2
7.12.6DoloresiteV34+O4(OH)4
7.12.7LenobliteV24+O4 · 2H2O
7.12.8NavajoiteFe3+V95+O24 · 12H2O
7.12.10BarianditeAl0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2O
7.12.11Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
7.12.12SimplotiteCaV44+O9 · 5H2O
7.12.13KyzylkumiteTi2V3+O5(OH)
7.12.14SchreyeriteV23+Ti3O9
7.12.15BerdesinskiiteV23+TiO5
7.12.16TivaniteV3+TiO3(OH)
7.12.17MannarditeBa(Ti64+V23+)O16
7.12.18KarelianiteV23+O3
7.12.19CoulsoniteFe2+V23+O4
7.12.20Nolanite(V3+,Fe3+,Fe2+,Ti)10O14(OH)2
7.12.21Vuorelainenite(Mn,Fe)(V,Cr)2O4
7.12.22TantiteTa2O5
7.12.23Kimrobinsonite(Ta,Nb)(OH)5-2x(O,CO3)x ; x near 1.2

Other Names for Vanoxite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Vanoxit
Simplified Chinese:复钒矿
Spanish:Vanoxita

Other Information

Health Risks:
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

Reference List:
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

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? 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.
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Apache Co.
      • Lukachukai Mts area
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 412; Masters, J.A. (1955), Geology of the uranium deposits of the Lukachukai Mountains area, northeastern AZ, Econ.Geol.: 50: 111-126.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 412; Masters, J.A. (1955), Geology of the uranium deposits of the Lukachukai Mountains area, northeastern Arizona, Econ.Geol.: 50: 111-126.
  • Colorado
    • Mesa Co.
      • Gateway District
Dana 7:I:602.
      • Uravan District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • Montrose Co.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
      • Uravan District
        • Paradox Valley
"Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", pp. 519-520, by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
          • Long Park
Dana 7:I:602.
          • Wild Steer Canyon
Bull.U.S.Geol.Surv.(1924) 750-D, p. 63-64; Dana 7:I:602.
  • Nevada
    • Eureka Co.
      • Gibellini District
        • Fish Creek Range
NBMG Spec Pub 31 Minerals of Nevada
  • Utah
    • Garfield Co.
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
        • Little Rockies District
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
        • North Wash District
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
        • Trachyte District
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
          • Trachyte Group
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    • Grand Co.
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
      • Thompsons District (S. E. Thomsons)
        • Parco Mine Group
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
      • Yellow Cat District (W. part of Thompsons District)
        • Cisco
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    • San Juan Co.
      • Big Indian District (Big Indian Wash - Lisbon Valley Area)
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
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