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Arsenatian Vanadinite

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Crystal System:
A variety of Vanadinite

Apatite Supergroup, Pyromorphite Subgroup.
A variety of Vanadinite containing arsenic in substitution for V up to As:V = 1:1, an intermediate between Vanadinite and Mimetite in composition (Mimetite-Vanadinite Series).

Originally reported from Hillsboro, Hillsboro District, Sierra Co., New Mexico, USA.

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Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Wulfenite61 photos of Arsenatian Vanadinite associated with Wulfenite on
Descloizite35 photos of Arsenatian Vanadinite associated with Descloizite on
Calcite28 photos of Arsenatian Vanadinite associated with Calcite on
Vanadinite9 photos of Arsenatian Vanadinite associated with Vanadinite on
Mottramite8 photos of Arsenatian Vanadinite associated with Mottramite on
Kentrolite6 photos of Arsenatian Vanadinite associated with Kentrolite on
Descloizite-Mottramite Series6 photos of Arsenatian Vanadinite associated with Descloizite-Mottramite Series on
Dolomite4 photos of Arsenatian Vanadinite associated with Dolomite on
Cerussite3 photos of Arsenatian Vanadinite associated with Cerussite on
Quartz2 photos of Arsenatian Vanadinite associated with Quartz on

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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.

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Genth and vom Rath (1885) Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society: 22: 367 (as Endlichite).
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 895.

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This 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.

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
  • South Australia
    • Flinders Ranges
      • North Flinders Ranges
        • Leigh Creek
          • Puttapa
Elliott, P. (1991): Minerals from the Beltana mine, Puttapa, South Australia. Mineralogical Record 22, 449-456.
  • Gansu Province
    • Baiyin Prefecture
      • Baiyin District
        • Baiyinchang ore field
Guoying Chen and Wanmao Li (1991): Journal of Lanzhou University, Natural Science Edition 27(2), 157-162
  • Lombardy
    • Lecco Province
      • Esino Lario
Scaini G. (1976): Endlichite del Sasso di San Defendente. Notizie Gruppo Mineralogico Lombardo, 7, 1 (marzo 1976), 22-23; Sani B. (1978): I "sassi" di Esino Lario. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 2 (9), 2, 46-47.
  • Chihuahua
    • Mun. de Ahumada
      • Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos)
No reference listed
    • Mun. de Coyame
      • Cuchillo Parado
Panczner(1987):179,388 & 395.
  • Durango
    • Mun. de Mapimí
      • Mapimí
  • L'oriental Region
    • Jerada Province
      • Touissit-Bou Beker District
Touissit, Touissit District, Oujda, Morocco
Christian Bracke Collection
  • Andalusia
    • Granada
      • Albuñuelas
Gómez F. & Sola J.M. (2000) Albuñuelas, wulfenitas en los criaderos de plomo-molibdeno, Bocamina, 6, pp 30-47
  • Castile-La Mancha
    • Toledo
      • Madridejos
        • Cerro de Pichita in La Perdiguera
FMF Forum
  • Arizona
    • Mohave Co.
      • Cerbat Mts (Cerbat Range)
        • Wallapai District
          • Stockton Camp District (Stockton Hills District)
            • Stockton Hill
Galbraith, F.W. & Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 73.
    • Pinal Co.
      • Galiuro Mts
        • Table Mountain District
          • Table Mountain area
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 411; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 73.
    • Yuma Co.
      • Castle Dome Mts
        • Castle Dome District
          • Kofa Game Range
            • Adams Mine group (Adams claims)
Arizona Sonora Desert Museum Specimen ASDM05808
  • California
    • Inyo Co.
      • Panamint Mts (Panamint Range)
        • Cottonwood Mts
          • Ubehebe District
            • Teakettle Junction
McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 24, 62; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 324, 340.
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Signal District (Vontrigger District; Hackberry Mountain)
        • Piute Range [N]
          • Signal Hill
Paul M. Adams (2003) Micromineralogy of the Leiser Ray Mine, San Bernardino County, California. Mineral News, 19, #6.
  • Nevada
    • Churchill Co.
      • Chalk Mountain District
        • Chalk Mountain
[MinRec 13:219-221]
    • Nye Co.
      • Lodi Hills
        • Lodi District
Van King
    • Pershing Co.
      • Antelope District
        • Lovelock
Dan Chaplin
  • New Mexico
    • Grant Co.
      • Central District
USGS Map I-1310-B Mineral Deposit Map Silver City 1x2 Quad
USGS Map I-1310-B Mineral Deposit Map Silver City 1x2 Quad; Lasky, Samuel Grossman (1936) Geology and ore deposits of the Bayard area, Central Mining District, New Mexico. USGS Bulletin 870
USGS Map I-1310-B Mineral Deposit Map Silver City 1x2 Quad
        • Vanadium
          • Groundhog Mine
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
    • Sierra Co.
      • Hillsboro District
Minerals of New Mexico 2nd ed.
          • Percha Creek
2008 New Mexico Mineral Symposium abstracts; M Massis collection
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
    • Socorro Co.
      • Socorro Peak District
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
  • South Dakota
    • Lawrence Co.
      • Carbonate District
        • Spearfish
Rocks & Min.:60:112.
  • Texas
    • Presidio Co.
U.S. Geological Survey,2005,Mineral Resources Data System :U.S. Geological Survey,Reston, Virginia
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