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Stibivanite from
Buca della Vena Mine, Ponte Stazzemese, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Stibivanite
Formula:Sb2VO5
Comments:xls up to 3-4 mm. Buca della Vena mine is the type locality for the politype stibivanite-2O, found only in one sample and indistinguishable from stibivanite-2M, also present in this locality.
Type V-1 veins.
Habit:tabular, prismatic, acicular xls
Colour:emerald green, yellow-green
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Orlandi P., Dini A., 2004. Die Mineralien der Buca della Vena-Mine, Apuaner Berge, Toskana (Italien). Lapis, 1: 11-24; Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 21, pp. 159-160 (1983)
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Apuanite
Calcite
Cinnabar
Derbylite
Pyrite
Stibnite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite2 photos of Stibivanite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Pyrite2 photos of Stibivanite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Stibivanite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Buca della Vena Mine, Ponte Stazzemese, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
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Nearest other occurrences of Stibivanite
3.7km (2.3 miles) Monte Arsiccio Mine, Sant'Anna di Stazzema, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
 
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