Stibiconite


Composition: Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Crystal System : Cubic
Lustre : Greasy, dull, waxy
Hardness (H) : 3-5
Specific Gravity (S.G) : 3.3-5.8
IMA Status: Questionable
References: Gebhard (1999)

Distribution

Extremely rare. Doubtful species status (IMA).

Occurrence

  • Supergene

Paragenetic and General Notes

Yellow blebs associated with stibnite are identified as "stibiconite" (Gebhard, 1999).

However, the International Mineralogical Association regards stibiconite as a poorly characterised mineral of uncertain status (IMA Masterlist; 09/2014).