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1 item @ $40.00  

New Additions

Sunday, 22 October 2023 06:00 PM

Introducing the "New Additions" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including valentinite and more from places like San José mine, Oruro City, Oruro Dept., Bolivia.

Valentinite

with Galena - #CL62653
Locality
San José mine, Oruro City, Oruro Dept., Bolivia 
Formula
Sb2O3 
Availability
Available
Price
$75.00
Size
4.5 x 4 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 

Large 1cm plus crystals of Valentinite with included and oriented crystals of tiny Galena crystals. The crystals flash when the specimen is rocked back and forth from the oriented crystals of Galena. The matrix is Pyrite.


Valentinite

Formula
Sb2O3 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Euhedral Crystals, Divergent, Striated 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
brownish reddish, colorless, gray white, grayish, yellowish 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
2.5-3 
Collection
Chet S. Lemanski, Jr. Collection

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