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Vanadium Ore

Part of Hall of Planet Earth.

vandium ore HERO

This rock is composed almost entirely of the iron oxide mineral magnetite, so named because it is naturally magnetic. When magmas crystallize, magnetite is the only mineral that incorporates vanadium. The Bushveld magnetite layers are an important source for this element.

Provided by Anglo American Platinum Corporation, Ltd., Johannesburg, South Africa