5.4" Small Vanadinite Crystals on Pink Barite - Morocco

 
This is a beautiful grouping of small vanadinite crystals on a barite matrix, collected in Morocco. This specimen has a spread of many small, well defined crystals and measures 5.4" long.

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 on Barite
LOCATION
ACF Mine, Mibladen, Midelt, Morocco
SIZE
5.4" long, 3.2" wide
CATEGORY
ITEM
#57267