Ichinokawa mine, Saijo City, Ehime Prefecture, Shikoku Island, Japan
Miniature, 3.6 x 1.0 x 0.6 cm

A classic, old-time, well-terminated Stibnite crystal from the renowned Ichinokawa Mine of Japan. The complete all-around, metallic-bright crystal is nicely striated. Primary production from this famous locality was over by 1900. These Stibnites were considered the world standard, until the recent Chinese finds.