Paramontroseite

paramontroseite

montroseite

corvusite

ramsdellite

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Formula: VO2
Simple oxide, ramsdellite group
Specific gravity: 4
Streak: Black
Colour: Black
Magnetism: slightly magnetic (Dana)
Environments

Sedimentary environments

Paramontroseite occurs in relatively unoxidised Colorado Plateau-type uranium/vanadium ores in sandstone, formed by dehydrogenation of montroseite. Associated minerals include montroseite and corvusite (HOM).

Localities

The type locality is the Bitter Creek Mine, Paradox Valley, Uravan Mining District, Montrose County, Colorado, USA.

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