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Valentinite with Galena

#CL62653

Valentinite with Galena

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

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 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Chet S. Lemanski, Jr. Collection

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