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Stibnite

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Locality: 
Caspari Mine, Uentrop, Arnsberg, Sauerland, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 1.5 × 1 cm
Description

An aggregate of stibnite from Caspari Mine, an ancient antimony mine, worked from 1825 to 1885. Nowadays the underground workings are completely inaccessible.

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Stibnite

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