Vanadinite on Baryte Crystal Specimen Matrix

 

Origin: Africa, Morocco, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Mibladen mining district

 

Vanadinite is a mineral belonging to the Apatite group of phosphates. As its name implies, Vanadinite is rich in Vanadium and is also a source of this metal. Very unusual red to reddish-brown crystal structures.

 

Baryte (or Barite) is a mineral consisting of barium sulfate. The Baryte group consists of Baryte, Celestine, Anglesite and Anhydrite. It is the main source of Barium. It is generally colourless but also found in grey, blue or purple.

 

The photos were taken in bright sunlight to bring out their best colours.

Vanadinite on Baryte Crystal Specimen Matrix - Morocco

SKU: CRSP603
$25.00Price
  • Vanadinite on Baryte Crystal Specimen Matrix

    Origin: Africa, Morocco, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Mibladen mining district

    Size: 54 mm x 46 mm, 100 grams

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