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Tellurantimony with Altaite

#PD39139

Tellurantimony with Altaite

#PD39139
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 2.5 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Sb2Te3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Mattagami Lake mine, Mattagami, Quebec, Canada
Tagged
tellurium

This is a rich specimen loaded with mostly large crystal grains of tin white Altaite and inclusions or segregation of Tellurantimony and Mattagamite. It was in the hands of Bill Pinch, who passed it onto Don Phillips.

Tellurantimony

Formula
Sb2Te3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Lath 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
silver white 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Hardness
2-2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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