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Vanoxite

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About VanoxiteHide

Formula:
V4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O
Colour:
Black; dark brown in transmitted light (extremely thin sections).
Lustre:
Waxy, Greasy, Dull, Earthy
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 VanoxiteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959), Questionable
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

Physical Properties of VanoxiteHide

Waxy, Greasy, Dull, Earthy
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Black; dark brown in transmitted light (extremely thin sections).

Chemical Properties of VanoxiteHide

Formula:
V4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O
IMA Formula:
V6O13 · 8H2O (?)

Crystallography of VanoxiteHide

Morphology:
Microscopic crystals with a rhiombohedral section at times. Massive. As a cement in sandstone.

Type Occurrence of VanoxiteHide

Other Language Names for VanoxiteHide

German:Vanoxit
Simplified Chinese:复钒矿
Spanish:Vanoxita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
2 photos of Vanoxite associated with SteigeriteAl(VO4) · 3H2O
1 photo of Vanoxite associated with VashegyiteAl11(PO4)9(OH)6 · 38H2O

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

4.HG.CalciodelrioiteCa(VO3)2·4H2O Mon. 2/m : B2/b
4.HG.05FervaniteFe3+4V5+4O16 · 5H2OMon.
4.HG.10HuemuliteNa4Mg(V10O28) · 24H2OTric.
4.HG.15VanaliteNaAl8V10O38 · 30H2OMon.
4.HG.20SimplotiteCaV4+4O9 · 5H2OMon.
4.HG.30NavajoiteFe3+V5+9O24 · 12H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
4.HG.35DelrioiteCaSr(V2O6)(OH)2 · 3H2OMon.
4.HG.40MetadelrioiteCaSr(V2O6)(OH)2Tric.
4.HG.45Barnesite(Na,Ca)V6O16 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : P2/m
4.HG.50Hendersonite(Ca,Sr)1.3V6O16 · 6H2OOrth.
4.HG.55Grantsite(Na,Ca)2+x(V5+,V4+)6O16 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
4.HG.60LenobliteV4+2O4 · 2H2OOrth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
4.HG.65SatpaeviteAl12V4+2V5+6O37 · 30H2O

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

7.12.1Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)Orth.
7.12.2 ScherbinaiteV5+2O5
7.12.3ParamontroseiteV4+O2Orth.
7.12.4HäggiteV3+V4+O2(OH)3Mon.
7.12.5DuttoniteV4+O(OH)2Mon. 2/m
7.12.6DoloresiteV4+3O4(OH)4Mon. 2/m
7.12.7LenobliteV4+2O4 · 2H2OOrth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
7.12.8NavajoiteFe3+V5+9O24 · 12H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
7.12.10BarianditeAl0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2OMon.
7.12.11Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2OMon.
7.12.12SimplotiteCaV4+4O9 · 5H2OMon.
7.12.13KyzylkumiteV3+Ti2O5(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
7.12.14SchreyeriteV3+2Ti3O9Mon.
7.12.15BerdesinskiiteV3+2TiO5Mon.
7.12.16TivaniteV3+TiO3(OH)Mon.
7.12.17MannarditeBa(Ti4+6V3+2)O16Tet. 4/m : I41/a
7.12.18KarelianiteV3+2O3Trig.
7.12.19CoulsoniteFe2+V3+2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
7.12.20NolaniteV3+8Fe3+2O14(OH)2Hex.
7.12.21VuorelaineniteMn2+V3+2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
7.12.22TantiteTa2O5Tric.
7.12.23Kimrobinsonite(Ta,Nb)(OH)5-2x(O,CO3)x ; x near 1.2Iso.

Other InformationHide

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 VanoxiteHide

Reference List:
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Hess F L (1924) New and known minerals from the Utah-Colorado carnotite region. Vanoxite, a new vanadium mineral. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 750-D, 63-67
Foshag W F (1925) New minerals: new species. American Mineralogist 10, 39-41
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 VanoxiteHide

Localities for VanoxiteHide

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.

Locality ListHide

- 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.
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Apache County
      • Carrizo Range
        • Black Rock Point Mining District
          • Toh Atin Mesa
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.
      • Red Rock Mining District
        • Red Rock (Red Valley)
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.
  • Colorado
    • Mesa Co.
Dana 7:I:602.
      • Uravan Mining District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
    • Montrose Co.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
      • Uravan Mining 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 Mining District
        • Fish Creek Range
NBMG Spec Pub 31 Minerals of Nevada
  • Utah
    • Garfield Co.
Bullock, K.C. (1981) Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah. Utah Geological and Mineral Survey, Utah Department of Natural Resources, Bulletin 117, 177 pages and map.
        • Little Rockies Mining 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 Mining District
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
        • Trachyte Mining 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.
      • Thompsons Mining District
        • The Poison Strip
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
        • Yellow Cat Mesa
          • Parco Mine Group
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    • San Juan Co.
      • Big Indian Mining District (Big Indian Wash - Lisbon Valley area)
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
 
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