Definitions for vanadinitevəˈnæd nˌaɪt, -ˈneɪd-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

va•nad•i•nitevəˈnæd nˌaɪt, -ˈneɪd-(n.)

  1. a mineral, Pb5(VO4)3Cl, that occurs in red or brownish crystals: an ore of lead and vanadium.

    Category: Mineralogy

Origin of vanadinite:

1850–55; vanad (ium ) + -in1+ -ite1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vanadinite(noun)

    a mineral consisting of chloride and vanadate of lead; a source of vanadium

Wiktionary

  1. vanadinite(Noun)

    A reddish mineral, a mixed chloride and vanadate of lead with the chemical formula Pb(VO)Cl, that is commercial source of vanadium.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vanadinite(noun)

    a mineral occurring in yellowish, and ruby-red hexagonal crystals. It consist of lead vanadate with a small proportion of lead chloride

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  1. Vanadinite

    Vanadinite is a mineral belonging to the apatite group of phosphates, with the chemical formula Pb5(VO4)3Cl. It is one of the main industrial ores of the metal vanadium and a minor source of lead. A dense, brittle mineral, it is usually found in the form of red hexagonal crystals. It is an uncommon mineral, formed by the oxidation of lead ore deposits such as galena. First discovered in 1801 in Mexico, vanadinite deposits have since been unearthed in South America, Europe, Africa, and in other parts of North America.

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