Cervantite


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Cer´van`tite


n.1.(Min.) See under Antimony.
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When the oxidation zone was worked in the beginning of the mining period at Xikuangshan, cervantite and valentinite accounted for about 20% of the ore recovered.
Bandy (1944) mentions them together under cervantite, but the specimens will require further study for accurate characterization.
Maiwan & other small mines) Xiangtan Hunan manganite Xiaojie Sichuan amazonite, quartz Xiaosongshan Ningxia diopside Xikuangshan Hunan barite, calcite, cervantite, fluorite, gypsum, pyrite, quartz, senarmontite, stibiconite, stibnite, sulfur, valentinite Xinzai Yunnan cassiterite Xiongxiong' Guizhou hematite, "limonite," siderite ga Xixia Henan andalusite Xiyugou Liaoning antigorite, chlorite, chrysotile, lizardite, talc, tremolite Xuebaoding Sichuan apatite, aquamarine, cassiterite, (Hujia) dolomite, feldspar, fluorite, goshenite, morganite, muscovite, quartz, scheelite Yangliuping Sichuan bornite, chromium, *danbaite, gold, linnaeite, sperrylite, testiobiopallasite, violarite Yangshuo Guangxi, calcite, cerussite, pyromorphite Zhuang A.
Allophane forms fine, earthy and glassy white to yellow-brown masses in vugs with kaolinite, halloysite and limonite, covered by cervantite and stibiconite aggregates (Andras, 1983).