Stibnite

Stibnite


Composition: Sb2S3
Crystal System : Orthorhombic
Colours: Lead-grey (blue-tint)
Lustre : Metallic
Hardness (H) : 2
Specific Gravity (S.G) : 4.51-4.56
References: Gebhard (1999)

Distribution

Extremely rare.

Paragenetic and General Notes

Gebhard (1999) reports that stibnite was found as small grey needles "in vugs of corroded ore".