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Formula:
V
Member of:Iron Group
This page provides mineralogical data about Vanadium.

Classification of Vanadium

IMA status:Approved
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Type Occurrence of Vanadium

Type Locality:Colima volcano (Volcan de Fuego; Volcan de Colima), Colima volcanic complex, Jalisco, Mexico
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)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
2.142(100)
1.513(14)
1.230(28)
1.069(8)
0.957(14)
0.871(4)
0.809(10)
Comments:From Type Description.

Chemical Properties of Vanadium

Formula:
V
Essential elements:V
All elements listed in formula:V

Relationship of Vanadium to other Species

Member of:Iron Group
Other Members of Group:

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Other Names for Vanadium

Synonyms:
IMA2012-021a
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Other Information

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 Vanadium

Reference List:

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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

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    Mexico
     
    • 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
      • Western Bushveld Complex
        • Rustenburg (Rustenburg District)
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