Geo Advent Calendar Day 12

Vanadinite is probably my favourite mineral. I love the deep red, slightly translucent crystals and the way how they shine in sunlight. Vanadinite is (almost) my namesake mineral and was the first post in my namesake minerals series.09 Vanadinite.jpg

Accession Number M0015
Status Accessioned
Specimen Type Mineral
Brief Description Vanadinite
Full Description Hexagonal, bright red crystals of vanadinite on a brown/grey groundmass
Quantity 1
Age (Ma) ?
Location Mibladen, Midelt, Morocco
Acquisition Method Purchased
Acquisition Details Festival of Geology, University College London – £12.00
Acquisition Date 2015-11-07

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