Main index --- Minerals list --- Metal ores index Stibnite
Derivation:From "stibi" (Greek), "stm" (Egyptian), "stem" (Coptic)
Formula: Sb2S3
Description: Shiny grey metal crystals coming to a point.

Stibnite is the ore of Antimony. This was used as a medicine by the Greeks and Romans, and also as a cosmetic "to dilate women's eyes" - not recommended!

Larger pictures of Stibnite:

This shows crystals of Stibnite.


Here are crystals among other minerals.