Close up of Vanadinite

Detailed Description

Mineral: Vanadinite
Mineral Origin: J.C. Holmes Claim, Patagonia, AZ (Sample donated by G. van Oss)
Primary Commodity: Vanadium
Primary Commodity Uses: Vanadium is used mostly in metal alloys, primarily in car parts and jet engines. The United States is currently 100% reliant on foreign sources for vanadium used here.


Image Dimensions: 5022 x 3348

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Reston, VA, US