Mineral Specimen #2447 Calcite on Stilbite
Xikuangshan Antimony deposit, Lengshuijiang Co., Loudi Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
6.7 x 0.7 x 0.6 cm
2.6 x 0.3 x 0.2 in
A small many sided lustrous clear Calcite crystal is perched on the end of a thin Stibnite crystals. The Stibinite also has a high luster. A note on the dimensions: the Stibnite is only 4 x 3 mm in cross section with the Calcite crystal being 7 x 6 x 5 mm. The specimen is in farily good condition with no damage to the Calcite crystal but with some chips on the edges of the Stibnite. Also, neither termination of the Stibnite is complete.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From China | Sulfides and Sulfosalts | Calcite | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars