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Stibnite

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Stibnite

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Description
Locality: 
Ichinokawa mine, Shikoku Island, Japan
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.9 × 1.4 × 1 cm
Description

Famous for its marvelous stibnite specimens, now found in museums around the world. Most material was found around 1900, so since more than a century no new material came out - specimen are very hard to obtain and represent a great rarity. This fine crystal is sharp terminated and highly lustrous, well developed all around and in good condition damage-wise.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Stibnite

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