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Metastibnite with Sulphur

#BW58957

Metastibnite with Sulphur

#BW58957
Availability
Available
Price
$75.00
Size
5 x 4.5 x 1 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Sb2S3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Steamboat Springs, Washoe Co., Nevada, United States
Tagged
sulfide

Red coating of rare Metastibnite on one side with Sulfur crystals on the flip side. I have not seen a specimen of Metastibnite in quite a while. Fortunately this specimen was found in the Bill Wilson collection along with hundreds of surprise minerals.

Type Locality

Metastibnite

Formula
Sb2S3 
Crystal System
No Crystals 
Crystal Habit
Mammillary, Powdery, Encrustations 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Sub Metallic 
Color
purple, purple gray, red, reddish gray 
Streak
red 
Class
Amorphous - No Crystals 
Hardness
2-3 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Bill Wilson Collection
Special Info
Type Locality

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