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Valentinite With Stibnite

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Valentinite With Stibnite

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Description
Locality: 
Xikuangshan, Lengshuijiang County, Loudi, Hunan Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 6 × 4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
3.00cm
Weight: 
155.00gr
Description

A good combination specimen of stibnite and valentinite with possibly some stibiconite in the form of a yellow crust. The valentinite comes in creamy yellow aggregates on this specimen
Collected in 2018 from an area that is now mined out and closed off.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Valentinite

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

Stibnite

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