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Paakkonenite: Sb2AsS2 Kermesite: Sb2S2O
Comments: Much of the matrix is the gray metallic paakkonenite with red crystals of kermesite and minute yellow crystals of valentinite.
Location: Cai' ao mine, Danfong Co., Shaanxi Prov., China.
© Tom Loomis / Dakota Matrix
Paakkonenite: Sb2AsS2 Vaughanite: TlHgSb4S7 Stibarsen: SbAs
Comments: B&W image of vaughanite (Va) aggregate surrounding a fibrous bundle of paakkonenite (Pfi) and associated with stibarsen (Star) and realgar (Re). Oil immersion. (CanMin, v53:369).
Location: Rare primary constituent of the Golden Giant orebody of the Hemlo gold deposit, Hemlo, Ontario, Canada.
Scale: See Image.
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