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Stibiconite pseudomorphs after Stibnite on Calcite from Mina San José, 10 km south of Real de Catorce, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

 
Stibiconite pseudomorphs after Stibnite on Calcite from Mina San José, 10 km south of Real de Catorce, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Stibiconite pseudomorphs after Stibnite on Calcite from Mina San José, 10 km south of Real de Catorce, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Stibiconite pseudomorphs after Stibnite on Calcite from Mina San José, 10 km south of Real de Catorce, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Stibiconite pseudomorphs after Stibnite on Calcite from Mina San José, 10 km south of Real de Catorce, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Stibiconite pseudomorphs after Stibnite on Calcite from Mina San José, 10 km south of Real de Catorce, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 77878
Mineral:Stibiconite pseudomorphs after Stibnite on Calcite
Locality:Mina San José, 10 km south of Real de Catorce, San Luis Potosí, Mexico
Description:Earthy gray-brown stibiconite pseudomorphs after elongated stibnite crystals to 42 mm long from the famous 30 meter cavity found in 1975. The stibnite crystallized first, then altered atom-by-atom into stibiconite, maintaining the form of the stibnite. Collected ca. 1975-6.
Overall Size:5.5x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:3-42 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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