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Rosiaite & Clinocervantite & Bindheimite & Valentinite

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Rosiaite & Clinocervantite & Bindheimite & Valentinite

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Description
Locality: 
Tafone Mine, Manciano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 2.8 × 1.5 cm
Description

specimen with tabular exagonal light yellow/colourles crystals of rosiaite with aggregates of tiny yellowish needles of clinocervantite with dark brown hocthaedric crystals of bindheimite with large colourless crystals of valentinite on matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Rosiaite

Formula: 
PbSb5+2O6
Strunz: 
4.DH.25
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Tafone Mine, Manciano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy

Clinocervantite

Formula: 
Sb3+Sb5+O4
Strunz: 
4.DE.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Tafone Mine, Manciano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy

Bindheimite

Formula: 
Pb2Sb25+O7
Strunz: 
4.DH.20
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
4 - 4.5
Colour: 
Yellow, yellow-brown

Valentinite

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

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