Mineralpedia Details for Stibnite
- Crystal System
- Crystal Habit
- Prismatic, Striated, Granular
- Perfect, None, None
- lead gray, bluish lead gray, steel gray, black
- blackish gray
- Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal
- View Stibnite
- View Stibnite
Stibnite from Qingjiang mine, Wuning Co., Jiujiang, Jiangxi, China
Shiny metallic group of prismatic Stibnite crystals. The largest crystal measures 5cm.
Stibnite from Fencemaker mine, Churchill Co., Nevada, United States
Long steely crystals of Stibnite to 3cm.
Stibnite from Felsobanya, Baia Mare, Maramures Co., Romania
The Stibnite shoots through a natural cavity in the Baryte cluster. What you are seeing are the terminations of several Stibnite needles from divergent sprays originating at the base of the specimen. Divergent sprays of Stibnite are approximately 2 to 3cm in length and the Baryte crystals are up to 1cm.
Stibnite from Wuning mine, Qingjiang, Wuning Co., Jiangxi prov., China
These Stibnites are becoming scarce at shows. This is a good grouping of Stibnite with two divergent groups to 6 and 6.5cm.
Stibnite from Lac Nicolet Antimony mine, Quebec, Canada
Sprays of Stibnite to 5 or 6mm
Stibnite from Herja mine, Baia Mare, Maramures Co., Romania
Group of radial and divergent prismatic Stibnite crystals. The longest crystals are about 3cm.
Stibnite from Antimony Bluff Mine, Gillham, Sevier Co., Arkansas, United States
Crude Stibnite crystalline mass with an outer rind of yellow Stibiconite in Quartz matrix. An uncommon locality.
Stibnite from Socavón mine, Oruro city, Cercado, Oruro dept., Bolivia
Slender Stibnite crystals, most nicely terminated, to 3cm.
Stibnite from Knipe mine, New Cumnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland
Massive Stibnite with embedded bladed crystals with yellow Stibiconite (altered Stibnite) and microcrystalline red Kermesite.