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va·na·di·nite(və-nād′n-īt′, -năd′-, văn′ə-dē′nīt′)
A red, yellow, or brown mineral, essentially an ore of vanadium and lead.
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(Minerals) a red, yellow, or brownish mineral consisting of a chloride and vanadate of lead in hexagonal crystalline form. It results from weathering of lead ores in desert regions and is a source of vanadium. Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
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va•nad•i•nite(vəˈnæd nˌaɪt, -ˈneɪd-)
a mineral, Pb5(VO4)3Cl, that occurs in red or brownish crystals: an ore of lead and vanadium.
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|Noun||1.||vanadinite - a mineral consisting of chloride and vanadate of lead; a source of vanadium|
atomic number 23, vanadium, V - a soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite
mineral - solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
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