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Stibivanite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Sant'Olga Tunnel, Monte Arsiccio Mine, Sant'Anna di Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
1.4 × 5.7 × 2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.08cm
Description

Discovered at nearby Buca della Vena mine, stibivanite is the only known antimony vanadate and specimens from Monte Arsiccio are regarded as world's best. This recent find has yielded wonderful, "thick", deep emerald green crystals gracing the usual barite-siderite veins. Nice specimen, and little material available!
 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Stibivanite

Formula: 
Sb2VO5
Strunz: 
4.JA.55
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic & Orthorhombic polytypes.
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Streak: 
Green
Type Locality: 
Lake George Antimony mine (Consolidated Durham mines; Resources Ltd. mine; Prince William mine; Brunswick mine), Lake George, Prince William Parish, York Co., New Brunswick, Canada

Seller Information

Payment options: offline, paypal_wpp, paypal_wps

Seller's terms and conditions

We offer rare minerals to systematic collectors worldwide, doing our best to ensure accurate identification and provide adequate information and pictures.

Through extensive field search and contacts with trusted sources, we manage to provide the best in newly found species and classic type-locality minerals. Should your item prove to be different we offer an immediate refund of purchase.

Items may be returned within 15 days of receipt, please note that return costs are at customer's expense. We will issue refund as soon as we receive the item in unaltered condition.

Preferred payment is via Paypal, please follow instructions at ceckout and make payment to: braccomin@gmail.com . If you don't have a Paypal account you can as well pay with your credit card following instructions for non-Paypal users.

Alternatively we accept bank transfer to: Roberto Bracco - bank: Intesa Sanpaolo - via Paleocapa 134/R - 17100 Savona, Italy.

IBAN code: IT79P0306910600100000067863 SWIFT code: BCITITMM

Cash and checks not accepted.

To contact us and ask questions about items on sale, please e-mail to: braccomin@gmail.com  - phone: +39.3381058295. Returned items should be sent to: Roberto Bracco, piazza Monticello 12/2, 17100 Savona, Italy