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Apuanite & Versiliaite

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Apuanite & Versiliaite

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Description
Locality: 
Buca Della Vena Mine, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.1 × 3 × 3 cm
Weight: 
26.00gr
Description

Very good sample of the super-rare glossy black apuanite (glossy crystal surfaces/edges) and versiliaite from the type- and only locality worldwide of both.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Apuanite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+4Sb3+4O12S
Strunz: 
4.JA.25
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Colour: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Buca della Vena Mine, Ponte Stazzemese, Stazzema, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
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