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This page provides mineralogical data about Vanadium.

Classification of Vanadium

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Type Occurrence of Vanadium

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Geological Museum, Mexican National University, Mexico City, Mexico, sample number FIM 12/01
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Colima volcano, Colima and Jalisco States, Mexico (19º30’45’’N, 103º37’W)
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Chemical Properties of Vanadium

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Relationship of Vanadium to other Species

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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 Vanadium

Reference List:
Ostrooumov, M. (2013) Vanadium, IMA 2012-021a. CNMNC Newsletter No. 15, February 2013, page 11; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 1-12.

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Localities for Vanadium

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.
Mexico (TL)
  • Jalisco
    • Colima volcanic complex
Ostrooumov, M. (2013) Vanadium, IMA 2012-021a. CNMNC Newsletter No. 15, February 2013, page 11; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 1-12.
South Africa
  • North West Province
    • Bojanala Platinum District
      • Western Bushveld Complex
        • Rustenburg (Rustenburg District)
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