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Valentinite with Stibnite and Kermesite

#PD33538

Valentinite with Stibnite and Kermesite

#PD33538
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 8.5 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Sb2O3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Bräunsdorf, Freiberg dist., Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Colorless prismatic Valentinite to 1mm in a ~1cm open vug in matrix with some cleaved pearly-white cleaves I believe is also Valentinite. Also, associated with silvery Stibnite needles and red Kermesite.

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 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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