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Stibnite With Calcite

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Stibnite With Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Xikuangshan, Lengshuijiang County, Loudi, Hunan Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 4.5 × 4 cm
Description

Numerous lustrous stibnite crystals imbedded in transparent calcite crystals. Smaller specimens of this uncommon habit from the location are currently on e-bay at up to $200.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Stibnite

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

Calcite

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