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Stibnite & Metastibnite

Rare locality - ex coll. Fritz Schlegel

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Description
Locality: 
Mobendorf, Striegistal, Freiberg, Saxony, Germany
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2.8 × 2.2 cm
Description

Stibnite crystals with red metastibnite in/on quartz from the old "Hoff auf Segen Gottes" mine in Mobendorf near Freiberg. This specimen is from the private collection of Fritz Schlegel, Schneeberg (1938 - 2012).A wellknown collector and specialist for the minerals of the Schneeberg/Freiberg region. The mineral schlegelite is named after him. The specimen comes with the original collection number andl label. A real rarity.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Stibnite

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

Metastibnite

Formula: 
Sb2S3
Strunz: 
2.DB.05
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Streak: 
Red
Type Locality: 
Steamboat Hot Springs, Steamboat Springs District, Washoe Co., Nevada, USA

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