cervantite


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cervantite

[sər′van‚tīt]
(mineralogy)
Sb2O4 A white or yellow secondary mineral crystallizing in the orthorhombic system and formed by oxidation of antimony sulfide.
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Cervantite and kermesite have been noted from the upper oxidation zone of the antimony-gold occurrence at Zhenxu (Wu et al.
Cervantite occurs as white concretional aggregates after senarmontite (Ruzbacka, 1968) and as yellowish to brownish coatings on stibiconite (Andras and Chovanec, 1985).
Other fine antimony minerals found at the Cetine mine are cinnabar, cervantite, coquandite, kermesite, onoratoite, mopungite, senarmontite, stibiconite and valentinite.
David Shannon has obtained some rich specimens of cervantite from the White Caps mine, Nye County.