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Vanoxite Mineral Data

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General Vanoxite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: V++++4V+++++2O13•8(H2O) (?)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 657.76 gm
   Vanadium  46.47 %  V    82.95 % V2O5
   Hydrogen   2.45 %  H    21.91 % H2O
   Oxygen    51.08 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      104.86 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: V5+4V5+2O13•8(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Sedimentary uranium-vanadium deposits. Incompletely characterized species.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1925
Help on Locality: Locality: Jo Dandy claim, Paradox Valley, Montrose Co., Colorado. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its composition of vanadium and oxygen (oxide).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Vanoxite Say VANOXITE
 

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  Vanoxite   Corvusite

Comments: Blue-black, somewhat silky vanoxite, with brown corvusite on sandstone.
Location: Club Mine, Uravan, Montrose County, Colorado, USA. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Vanoxite Crystallography

Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Trigonal Space Group: Unk
 

Physical Properties of Vanoxite

Help on Color: Color: Brownish black, Black.
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Habit: Habit: Crystalline - Fine - Occurs as well-formed fine sized crystals.
Help on Habit: Habit: Disseminated - Occurs in small, distinct particles dispersed in matrix.
Help on Luminescence: Luminescence: Non-fluorescent.
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic
Help on Magnetism: Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
Help on Streak: Streak: brown black
 

Optical Properties of Vanoxite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data:
 

Calculated Properties of Vanoxite

Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0014105611
Boson Index = 0.9985894389
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEVanoxite = 8.79 barns/electron
U=PEVanoxite x rElectron Density= . barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Vanoxite is Not Radioactive
 

Vanoxite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 47.04.06.01 (47)Vanadium Oxysalts
  (47.04)(Hydrated Containing V++++ and V+++++)
  (47.04.06)Dana Group
 
47.04.06.01 Vanoxite V4V2O13•8(H2O)(?) Unk Trig
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 04.HG.25 04 - OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodate
  04.H - V[5,6] Vanadates
  04.HG -Unclassified V oxides
 
04.HG.25 Vanoxite V4V2O13•8(H2O)(?) Unk Trig
 

Other Vanoxite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Dana8) PHYS. PROP.(Ford32)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Vanoxite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - EUROmin Project
4 - Ecole des Mines de Paris
5 - GeoScienceWorld
6 - Google Images
7 - Google Scholar
8 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
9 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
10 - MinDAT
11 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
12 - Online Mineral Museum
13 - QUT Mineral Atlas
14 - Ruff.Info

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Vanoxite

V++++4V+++++2O13•8(H2O) (?)
Dana No: 47.04.06.01 Strunz No: 04.HG.25
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