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Versiliaite & Apuanite

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Versiliaite & Apuanite

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Description
Locality: 
Buca Della Vena Mine, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2.7 × 2.5 cm
Description

Sharp cubic black crystals of apuanite associated to black versilianite from the type and only known locality for both worldwide. 

Two rarities in a single specimen !,

It includes and old label from F.Bauer collection from Munich.

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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