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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Derbylite
Formula:Fe43+Ti3Sb3+O13(OH)
Comments:xls up to 3 mm.
Type V-1 veins. It contains up to 10 wt% V2O3.
Habit:prismatic, often twinned
Colour:black
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Mellini M., Orlandi P., Vezzalini G (1986).: V-derbylite from Buca della Vena mine. Apuan Alps Italy . Mineralogical Magazine, 50, 328-330.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Anatase
Hematite
Magnetite
Pyrite
Rutile
Stibivanite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Dolomite2 photos of Derbylite associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Calcite1 photo of Derbylite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Derbylite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Buca della Vena Mine, Ponte Stazzemese, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
Photo GalleryView Gallery (4 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Derbylite
3.7km (2.3 miles) Monte Arsiccio Mine, Sant'Anna di Stazzema, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
 
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