Iridescent Stibnite Specimen from Xikuangshan Mine, China
Dimension: 6.3cm x 1.9cm x 1cm
Locality: Xikuangshan Sb Deposit, Lengshuijiang Co., Loudi, Hunan Province, China
A beautiful small Stibnite specimen from the Xikuangshan deposit measuring 6.3cm in length. Splendid, metallic-silver Stibnite blades with sharp striations exhibit an unusual and striking peacock-blue iridescence, the crystals are exceedingly lustrous.
Acquired in 2007, Stibnite from China set the world’s standard and surprised the minerals world when they first appeared in the market in early 2000. This highly aesthetic piece certainly adds to China's fine legacy of quality Stibnite.
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