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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Pillaite
Formula:Pb9Sb10S23ClO0.5
Comments:xls up to 1 cm.
Habit:very slight acicular xls; striated // to the elongation
Colour:lead-gray, sometimes coated by thin iridescent
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Orlandi P., 2003. Buca della Vena: i solfosali aciculari di piombo e antimonio (Alpi Apuane, Toscana, Italia). Riv. Miner. Ital., 4: 224-229.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Sphalerite1 photo of Pillaite associated with Sphalerite at this locality.
Pyrite1 photo of Pillaite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Scainiite1 photo of Pillaite associated with Scainiite at this locality.
Tintinaite1 photo of Pillaite associated with Tintinaite at this locality.
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Mineral Data:Click here to view Pillaite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Buca della Vena Mine, Ponte Stazzemese, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
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