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Magnesiopascoite

Vanadate mineral

Magnesiopascoite is a bright orange mineral with formula Ca2Mg(V10O28)·16H2O. It was discovered in the U.S. state and formally described in 2008. The mineral's name dervies from its status as the magnesium.

Identification

Color of mineral

Orange

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

2.5

Density ( specific gravity )

1.769
1.802
1.807

Luster ( interacts light )

Adamantine

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic