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Name   Antimonite
Chemistry   Sb2S3
Hardness   2
Lustre   metallic
Colour   lead grey, bluish lead grey or black
Streak   dark lead grey 
Density [g/cm3]   4.6 - 4.7
Crystal habit   orthorhombic, crystals bladed, acicular, often bent or curved (due to twinning)
Cleavage, Fracture   [010] perfect
other characteristics and occurrences   metastibnite = amorphous, red modification of Sb2S3, partly containing Pb

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