Vanadinite, Macro

Great vanadinite crystals in a large frame macro view. Oh how I wish I'd purchased this one when I had the chance! See the other two images of vanadinite in the previous photos. Here are two fun links for more information about this crystal:

 

www.treasuremountainmining.com/web46vanm2.htm

 

Detailed scientific information here:

webmineral.com/data/Vanadinite.shtml

The link above is a really nifty webpage with features unusual for mineral database pages: audio for pronunciation, flash animation of crystal structure and lots of links.

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Uploaded on April 5, 2007