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Mineralpedia Details for Clinocervantite

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Clinocervantite

Clinocervantite

Named as a monoclinic mineral and for its relationship to the mineral cervantite. Found only in Italy at the Tafone mine and the Le Cetine di Cotorniano mine in Tuscany. It occurs as colorless, creamy, or white to light green prismatic crystals and in globular aggregates in association with valentinite, binheimite, and rosiaite.

Ref. Minerals and their Localities, Bernard, J.H. and Hyršl, J. (2004)

Formula
Sb3+Sb5+O4 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Microscopic Crystals 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness
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Clinocervantite from Tafone mine, Grosetto Province, Tuscany, Italy

Clinocervantite
            from Tafone mine, Grosetto Province, Tuscany, Italy

White, acicular crystals of Clinocervantite.

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