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V Mineral Index (104 Count)
This alphabetical listing of V minerals include synonyms of accepted mineral names,
pronunciation of that name, name origins, and locality information.
Valid Species (Bold); Pronunciation;
Mineral Image Gallery;
Calculated Radioactive Intensity
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Vulcanite CuTe Approved IMA 1961NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Good Hope mine, Vulcan, Gunnison County, Colorado, USA.
Vuonnemite Na11Nb2TiSi4O12(PO4)2O5F2 Approved IMA 1973NAME ORIGIN: Named after its locality. LOCALITY: Vuonnemi River, Khibiny massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Ilímaussaq, Greenland.
Vuorelainenite (Mn++,Fe++)(V+++,Cr+++)2O4 Approved IMA 1982NAME ORIGIN: Named for Yrjo Vuorelainen (1922-), Finnish exploration geologist.
Vuoriyarvite - See Vuoriyarvite-K
Vuoriyarvite-K (K,Na)2(Nb,Ti)2Si4O12(O,OH)2·4(H2O) Approved IMA 1995 (Dana # Added)NAME ORIGIN: The name reflects the discovery locality. LOCALITY: Lake Vuoriyarvi and the Vuoriyarvi alkali-ultramafic complex, Kola Peninsula, Russia.
Vurroite Pb20Sn2(Bi,As)22S54Cl6 Approved IMA 2003 (Dana # Added)NAME ORIGIN: Named for Filippo Vurro, Professor of Mineralogy at the University of Bari and specialist in the mineralogy and geochemistry of modern volcanic deposits.
Vyacheslavite U++++(PO4)(OH)·2.5(H2O) Approved IMA 1984NAME ORIGIN: Named for Vyacheslav Gavilovich Melkov (1911-1991), Russian mineralogist.
Vyalsovite FeS·Ca(OH)2·Al(OH)3 Approved IMA 1990NAME ORIGIN: Named for Leonid N. Vyalsov (1939-), Russian mineralogist.
Vysotskite (Pd,Ni)S Approved IMA 1962NAME ORIGIN: Named for N. K. Vysotskii, Soviet geologist, who first found platinum at Noril'sk, Russia.
Vyuntspakhkite-(Y) (Y,Yb,Er)4Al2AlSi5O18(OH)5 Approved IMA 1987NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality and its yttrium content. LOCALITY: Mt. Vyuntspakhk, 5 km southeast of Mt. Ploskaya, Kola Peninsula, Russia.
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