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Antimony is a critical mineral commodity for advanced technological uses and the US imports over 70 of antimony consumed domestically Most of our imported antimony comes from China which is beginning to reduce its production Understanding of the origin of this deposit the largest known antimony deposit in the US would aid in future

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Antimony Mineral information data and localities
Antimony Mineral information data and localities

Metallic antimony is an extremely brittle metal with a flaky crystalline texture

Antimony  Minerals Education Coalition
Antimony Minerals Education Coalition

Antimony is sometimes found in pure form It is also obtained from the mineral stibnite antimony sulfide and commonly is a byproduct of leadzincsilver mining Other antimonybearing minerals include sibiconite tetrahedrite and ullmannite It is mined in China Bolivia South Africa and Mexico

Antimony Statistics and Information  USGS
Antimony Statistics and Information USGS

Antimony is chalcophile occurring with sulfur and the heavy metals lead copper and silver Over a hundred minerals of antimony are found in nature Stibnite Sb 2 S 3 is the predominant ore mineral of antimony The most important use of antimony metal is as a hardener in lead for storage batteries

List Antimony Minerals Group  Mineral Processing
List Antimony Minerals Group Mineral Processing

Tetrahedrite or Gray Copper Ore Part of the list of all Antimony Minerals Group is Cu2Sb8S7 Color grayish or grayish black powder grayish or grayish black sometimes inclining to brown or reddish luster metallic H 3 to 4 G44 to 51 no cleavage composition about 52 copper and in addition to the antimony and sulphur

Antimony Physical  Optical Properties Uses and Occurrence
Antimony Physical Optical Properties Uses and Occurrence

Antimony’s periodic symbol comes from Jons Jakob Berzelius who uses the abbreviation stibium Antimony is stable at normal temperatures but reacts with oxygen when heated There are four antimony allotropes known One of allotropes metallic antimony is

Mandalay Resources » Antimony
Mandalay Resources » Antimony

Stibnite Sb2S3 is the predominant ore mineral of antimony The most important use of antimony metal is as a hardener in lead for storage batteries The metal also finds applications in solders and other alloys Antimony trioxide is the most important of the antimony compounds and is primarily used in flameretardant formulations

Antimony Mineral Data
Antimony Mineral Data

Physical Properties of Antimony Brittle Generally displayed by glasses and most nonmetallic minerals

Stibnite  Wikipedia
Stibnite Wikipedia

Stibnite sometimes called antimonite is a sulfide mineral with the formula Sb 2 S soft grey material crystallizes in an orthorhombic space group It is the most important source for the metalloid antimony The name is from the Greek στίβι stibi through the Latin stibium as the old name for the mineral and the element antimony

Antimony Prices
Antimony Prices

antimony prices Pricing of the metal is generally based on the London Metal Exchange average price CIF Rotterdam per metric ton a metric ton contains 22046 pounds Antimony oxide contains 831 antimony metal and it is typically the preferred product for selling

Facts About Antimony  Live Science
Facts About Antimony Live Science

These stibnite swords made of the elements antimony and sulfur were up for auction on June 2 2013 with an opening bid of 32500 This frozen firework of a mineral was found in the Lushi

Antimony  USGS
Antimony USGS

Antimony is an important mineral commodity used widely in modern industrialized societies The element imparts strength hardness and corrosion resistance to alloys that are used in many areas of industry including in leadacid storage batteries Antimony’s leading use is as a fire retardant in safety equipment and in household goods such as mattresses

Antimony The mineralogy of Antimony
Antimony The mineralogy of Antimony

This list of minerals containing Antimony is built from the locality database This is based on the number of localities entered for mineral species and is therefore slanted towards minerals interesting to collectors with less coverage of common rockformingminerals so it does not give an undistorted distribution of Antimony mineral species

antimony  Definition Symbol Uses  Facts  Britannica
antimony Definition Symbol Uses Facts Britannica

Antimony a metallic element belonging to the nitrogen group Group 15 Va of the periodic table Antimony exists in many allotropic forms It is a lustrous silvery bluish white solid that is very brittle and has a flaky texture It occurs chiefly as the gray sulfide mineral stibnite

Antimony  History Uses Facts Physical  Chemical
Antimony History Uses Facts Physical Chemical

Antimony is not very abundant element It is present in around 05 ppm 3 In nature it is present in the form of mineral such as stibnite which is its sulfide mineral Sb 2 S 3 Antimony is found in more than 100 types of minerals In early days China was the biggest producer of antimony which supply around 84 of the world share

Antimony  What is it characteristics history
Antimony What is it characteristics history

Antimony is a mineral that has been known since ancient times It can sometimes be found free in nature but is usually obtained from the minerals stibnite and valentinite The symbol of this mineral is the Eye of Horus an ancient Egyptian symbol of protection royal power and good health The ancient Egyptians used antimony sulfide as an eyelash mask

antimony  Definition Symbol Uses  Facts  Britannica
antimony Definition Symbol Uses Facts Britannica

Antimony a metallic element belonging to the nitrogen group Group 15 Va of the periodic table Antimony exists in many allotropic forms It is a lustrous silvery bluish white solid that is very brittle and has a flaky texture It occurs chiefly as the gray sulfide mineral stibnite

Primary Antimony Minerals
Primary Antimony Minerals

primary antimony minerals Primary antimony minerals can be separated into three categories – sulfides oxides and mixed sulfidesoxides as follows Sulfides

Mineral Resource of the Month Antimony  EARTH Magazine
Mineral Resource of the Month Antimony EARTH Magazine

The principal ore minerals of antimony are stibnite and jamesonite but it can also be a byproduct of certain other minerals Eighty percent of the world’s antimony is produced from two types of deposits carbonate replacement deposits and goldantimony epithermal deposits

Mineral Commodity Profiles Antimony  USGS
Mineral Commodity Profiles Antimony USGS

Antimony is also a component of several tinbased alloys such as britannia metal pewter white bearing metal true babbitt and a new alloy a tin antimonysilver solder used for joining pipes for carrying potable water The compositions of the principal antimony alloys are shown in table 2

Antimony Mineral Data
Antimony Mineral Data

Valentinite Antimony Comments Beige valentinite crystals with red kermesite in a matrix of gray massive antimony Location SouthHam Antimony mine Lake Nicolet Quebec Canada

What is Antimony  Definition Uses  Facts
What is Antimony Definition Uses Facts

Well the native ie elemental form of antimony is not highly abundant in nature but it is found in a more than 100 different mineral sources One common mineral source includes an ore called stibnite Antimony is also found in chemical compounds such as antimony II sulfide

Antimony  Element information properties and uses
Antimony Element information properties and uses

Antimony is not an abundant element but is found in small quantities in over 100 mineral species It is most often found as antimonyIII sulfide It is extracted by roasting the antimonyIII sulfide to the oxide and then reducing with carbon Antimony can also be found as the native metal

Arsenic and Antimony Sulphide Minerals in Cyanidation
Arsenic and Antimony Sulphide Minerals in Cyanidation

The effects of arsenic and antimony sulphide minerals on the extraction of gold from a synthetic ore consisting essentially of free gold and glass sand were investigated The amount of mineral added in each test was such that the synthetic ore assayed 025 As or 025 Sb

ANTIMONY  Amethyst Galleries Mineral Gallery
ANTIMONY Amethyst Galleries Mineral Gallery

Antimony does not often form in its elemental state and is far more common in sulfides and sulfosalts such as stibnite tetrahedrite bournonite boulangerite and is also found in some oxides such as valentinite stibiconite and senarmontite Due to the abundance of these antimony bearing ores and the rarity of native antimony it is never an important ore of itself

Metallic Minerals in Arkansas
Metallic Minerals in Arkansas

Antimony Many minerals contain antimony Sb a soft white metal with a low melting point Learn more »

Antimony  definition of antimony by The Free Dictionary
Antimony definition of antimony by The Free Dictionary

antimony a metallic element having four allotropic forms used in a wide variety of alloys found in stibnite atomic number 51 Sb metal metallic element any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc

Antimony
Antimony

Many minerals contain antimony Sb a soft white metal with a low melting point However stibnite and antimonial lead ores are the main sources of the metal Stibnite Sb2S3 and stibiconite Sb3Sb25O6OH were the only minerals mined in Arkansas for this metal

ANTIMONY  Amethyst Galleries Mineral Gallery
ANTIMONY Amethyst Galleries Mineral Gallery

THE MINERAL NATIVE ANTIMONY Native antimony is nearly indistinguishable from native arsenic However the garlic odor which is sometimes found on arsenic specimens is not a characteristic of antimony and antimony does not tarnish as quickly or as severely as arsenic

Antimony The mineralogy of Antimony
Antimony The mineralogy of Antimony

Valid Minerals listed with element and Antimony of Sb minerals Relative to in all minerals Sulfur 476 minerals with Sb and S 5950 18893 higher Lead 276 minerals with Sb and Pb 3450 24289 higher Oxygen 272 minerals with Sb and O 3400 5690 lower Arsenic 221 minerals with Sb and As 2763 12921 higher Silver 167 minerals with Sb and Ag 2088

Mineral Commodity Profiles Antimony  USGS
Mineral Commodity Profiles Antimony USGS

In ancient times powdered stibnite the most common mineral form of antimony sulfide was along with lead sulfide a principal ingredient of kohl the thick black paste used by the Egyptians and others as

Antimony – CRM Alliance
Antimony – CRM Alliance

Antimony Chemical symbol Sb is classified as a minor metal growing in strategic importance It can be found in over 100 difference mineral species typically in association with elements such as mercury silver and gold The principle ore mineral of antimony is stibnite

Antimony Mineral Specimen For Sale
Antimony Mineral Specimen For Sale

Antimony A thick 15cm seam of silvery course crystalline Native Antimony in Calcite This piece comes with two labels the oldest is from the Collection of Martin L Ehrmann a prominent world traveling collector and dealer in the mid 20th century

Antimony Sb  Chemical properties Health and
Antimony Sb Chemical properties Health and

Antimony is a semimetallic chemical element which can exist in two forms the metallic form is bright silvery hard and brittle the non metallic form is a grey powder Antimony is a poor conductor of heat and electricity it is stable in dry air and is not attacked by dilute acids or alkalis Antimony and some of its alloys expand on cooling

Stibnite The mineral stibnite information and pictures
Stibnite The mineral stibnite information and pictures

The most important Chinese deposit as well as the worlds largest antimony mine is the Xikuangshan Mine Lengshuijiang Loudi Prefecture Hunan Province Other important Chinese localities include the Wuning Mine Qingjiang Jiangxi Province Qinglong Guizhou Province the Dahegou Mine Lushi Henan Province and Nandan Hechi Prefecture

Antimony World  global map of antimony projects
Antimony World global map of antimony projects

Africa Asia Australia Europe Middle East North America South America The Antimony Mineral Database put together by TriStar Resources a guide to Antimony minerals world wide if there are missing minerals please send us the information to update the document

The Health Dangers of Antimony  Global Healing Center
The Health Dangers of Antimony Global Healing Center

May 28 2013 · Antimony is a naturally occurring metal typically found in ore deposits Antimony is widely used in industry and present in all kinds of everyday items Most commonly the metal has been used as a flame retardant in products as diverse as toys car seat covers engine covers for light aircraft clothing for kids and uniforms for fire fighters

TETRAHEDRITE Copper Antimony Sulfide
TETRAHEDRITE Copper Antimony Sulfide

Antimony rich specimens are tetrahedrite while arsenic rich specimens are tennantite Some iron zinc andor silver always substitute for the copper in both minerals up to approximately 15 Tetrahedrite is named for its common crystal form the tetrahedron The

Antimony mineral information and data  Dakota Matrix Minerals
Antimony mineral information and data Dakota Matrix Minerals

Formula Sb Crystal System Trigonal Crystal Habit Massive Lamellar Massive Reticulate Cleavage Perfect None None Luster Metallic Color light gray tin white

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