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Vanadinite on Goethite

ID: CC11972
This Vanadinite on Goethite is a sensational miniature from Taouz in the Meknès-Tafilalet Region of Morocco.  Beautiful and aesthetic apricot orange hexagonal Vanadinite crystals of complex multi-stepped habit are perched close to the apex of a series of sooty dark grey to black Goethite stalactites averaging 3 cm tall.  The Vanadinite crystals are typically 5 to 7 mm in diameter and under low magnification are speckled due to the myriad of individual faces which compose each prism.  A few cruder Vanadinite crystals are also clustered on the specimen’s base.  I love it and I feel many other collectors will too.

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Dimensions
4.3 × 3.1 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Oxides and Hydroxides, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Locality
Taouz, Er Rachidia Province, Morocco, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Goethite, Vanadinite

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