Mineral Information and Data:

Melanovanadite
Ca(V5+,V4+)4O10 • 5H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named From the Greek, Melano, "dark" and the composition.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1921) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
47.03.06.01  
  (47) Vanadium Oxysalts
  (47.03) (Hydrated)
  (47.03.06)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.HE.05
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.H) V[5+,6+] Vanadates
  (04.HE) Phyllovanadates
  
Crystal system: Triclinic System
Point group (H-M): 1 — pinacoidal
  
  
  

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