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Pääkkönenite Stibnite & Arsenic

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Pääkkönenite Stibnite & Arsenic

David Burgess Collection
Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Kermesite Occurrence, Shanglin County, Jiangxi Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.7 × 2.2 × 1.6 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small sample with a druse of rare paakkonenite crystals hosting needles of stibnite. The side profile of the specimen shows alternating layers of paakkonenite and native arsenic. Classic material! David Burgess collection. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pääkkönenite

Formula: 
Sb2AsS2
Strunz: 
2.DB.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5
Colour: 
Grey
Type Locality: 
Kalliosalo, Seinäjoki, Western and Inner Finland Region, Finland

Stibnite

Formula: 
Sb2S3
Strunz: 
2.DB.05
Hardness: 
2.0
Streak: 
Lead grey

Arsenic

Formula: 
As
Strunz: 
1.CA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
Grey

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