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VII - Vanadates
Crystal habit of Vanadinite Vanadinite

Name   Vanadinite
Chemistry   Pb5[Cl|(VO4)3]
Hardness   3
Lustre   adamantine
Colour   yellow, brown, often orange red
Streak   yellowish white 
Density [g/cm3]   6.8 - 7.1
Crystal habit   hexagonal, crystals short columnar, acicular
Cleavage, Fracture   fracture conchoidal
other characteristics and occurrences   in weathering zones of lead ore deposits

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