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Peretaite Valentinite Stibnite & Onoratoite

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Peretaite Valentinite Stibnite & Onoratoite

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Description
Locality: 
Pereta Mine, Scansano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3.6 × 3.7 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small miniature sample with very rich vugs hosting nice clusters of peretaite crystals, sprays of yellow valentinite needles, fuzzy bundles of stibnite, and even a few tiny clusters of onoratoite in one vug. Rich and potential for several micros with trimming. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Peretaite

Formula: 
Ca(SbO)4(SO4)2(OH)2·2H2O
Strunz: 
7.DF.45
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Pereta Mine, Pereta, Scansano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy

Valentinite

Formula: 
Sb2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.55
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Les Chalanches Mine, Allemont, Isère, Rhône-Alpes, France

Stibnite

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

Onoratoite

Formula: 
Sb8Cl2O11
Strunz: 
3.DC.80
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Le Cetine di Cotorniano Mine (Le Cetine Mine; Cetine Mine; Rosia), Chiusdino, Siena Province, Tuscany, Italy

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