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  1. volborthite(Noun)

    A mineral containing copper and vanadium.

  2. Origin: Alexander von Volborth (1800-1876), a Russian paleontologist, and -ite.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Volborthite(noun)

    a mineral occurring in small six-sided tabular crystals of a green or yellow color. It is a hydrous vanadate of copper and lime

  2. Origin: [So named after Volborth, who first discovered it.]


  1. Volborthite

    Volborthite is a mineral containing copper and vanadium, with the formula Cu3V2O7(OH)2·2H2O. Found originally in 1838 in the Urals, it was first named knaufite but was later changed to volborthite for Alexander von Volborth, a Russian paleontologist. Tangeite, CaCuVO4, is closely related.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of volborthite in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of volborthite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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