Definitions for vanadinitevəˈnæd nˌaɪt, -ˈneɪd-
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va•nad•i•nitevəˈnæd nˌaɪt, -ˈneɪd-(n.)
a mineral, Pb5(VO4)3Cl, that occurs in red or brownish crystals: an ore of lead and vanadium.
Origin of vanadinite:
1850–55; vanad (ium ) + -in1+ -ite1
a mineral consisting of chloride and vanadate of lead; a source of vanadium
A reddish mineral, a mixed chloride and vanadate of lead with the chemical formula Pb(VO)Cl, that is commercial source of vanadium.
a mineral occurring in yellowish, and ruby-red hexagonal crystals. It consist of lead vanadate with a small proportion of lead chloride