Tripuhyite

tripuhyite

stibiconite

senarmontite

romeite

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Formula: Fe3+Sb5+O4
Antimonate
Specific gravity: 5.82
Hardness: 6 to 6½
Streak: Yellow to brown
Colour: Yellowish brown, lemon-yellow, brown-black
Environments:

Hydrothermal environments

Tripuhyite is an alteration product of stibnite and pyrite in the oxidation zone of some hydrothermal antimony deposits, and it is also a detrital mineral (HOM).

Localities

At the type Locality, Tripuí, Ouro Preto district, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil, tripuhyite is associated with hydroxycalcioroméite, monazite, rutile, kyanite and magnetite (HOM).

At the Mopung Hills, Nevada, USA, tripuhyite is associated with selenium, sulphur, stibiconite, senarmontite, roméite and mopungite (HOM).

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