1.6" Large Red Vanadinite Crystals on Matrix - Morocco

This is a beautiful grouping of huge deep red and light brown, vanadinite crystals from Midelt, Morocco. They exhibit excellent color saturation, and a mirror luster on an iron-rich matrix. This specimen is a cluster of large, high quality crystals.

Vanadinite is a mineral belonging to the apatite group of phosphates, with the chemical formula Pb5(VO4)3Cl. It is one of the main industrial ores of the metal vanadium and a minor source of lead. A dense, brittle mineral, it is usually found in the form of red hexagonal crystals.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Vanadinite
LOCATION
ACF Mine, Mibladen, Midelt, Morocco
SIZE
1.6" long, 1.5" wide, Largest Crystal 0.6"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#42177