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Rosiaite Tripuhyite & Valentinite

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Rosiaite Tripuhyite & Valentinite

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Description
Locality: 
Tafone Mine, Manciano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1.2 × 0.7 cm
Description

Yellow gemmy crystals of rosiaite, a very rare Pb-Sb oxide only known from a few localities worldwide, associated to green tripuhyite and prismatic white valentinite crystals. .

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Rosiaite

Formula: 
PbSb5+2O6
Strunz: 
4.DH.25
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Tafone Mine, Manciano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy

Tripuhyite

Formula: 
Fe3+Sb5+O4
Strunz: 
4.DB.05
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
Tripuí (Tripuhy), Main district, Ouro Preto, Iron Quadrangle, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Valentinite

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

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