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Stibnite Jamesonite & Calcite

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Stibnite Jamesonite & Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 5.9 × 6 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.10cm
Description

This is a rather unusual mineral assembly for the classic locality of Broken Hill, Australia.

Sometimes referred to as “feather ore” in other localities, this undamaged specimen comprises a mass of very fine needle-like crystals of stibnite and jamisonite associated with calcite.

A rather rare mineral from an unusual locality for the species.

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Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Stibnite

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

Jamesonite

Formula: 
Pb4FeSb6S14
Strunz: 
2.HB.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Cornwall, England, UK

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
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