Endlichite is an arsenic-rich variety of vanadinite named for Dr. F. M. Endlich. Specimens are orange to brown and typically form in well developed hexagonal prisms. It is only known from Chihuahua and Durango in Mexico, Khénifra Province in Morocco, and the Chalk Mountain Mine in Nevada, United States of America.
- Optical Properties
- Characteristic Physical Properties
- Chemistry & Crystallography
Strength: Strong Fire
Dichroic, Un-observable or weak, varying shades of body color
Adamantine, SubAdamantine, Resinous
Conchoidal, Uneven, Irregular
Lead Vandadate Arsenate Choride
Countries of Origin
Morocco; Unknown; United States of America; Mexico
Endlichite is a soft mineral so take care when handling. It contains arsenic so wash your hands after handling. Endlichite is soluable in acid.