A New Occurrence of Vanadium Minerals in Leicestershire

Robert J. King and John A. Dixon
Department of Geology, The University, Leicester
Geological Survey and Mines Department, Entebbe, Uganda

Summary: Two vanadates, tangeie and volborthite, new to Britain, their association with vanadiferous nodules, and their geological environment are described. A percentage composition graph for vanadium taken across a vanadiferous nodule, by scanning electron probe, is given.

Mineralogical Magazine; December 1971 v. 38; no. 296; p. 488-492; DOI: 10.1180/minmag.1971.038.296.11
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