1366 Stichtite, Tunnel Hill Quarry

Waxy pink-lilac Stichtite on serpentine with Chromite from the Tunnel Hill Quarry, North Dundas, Tasmania, Australia. Stichtite was first discovered in 1910 in Tasmania and recognised as a new species by A.S. Wesley a former chemist with the Mount Lyell Mining and Railway Company. It was named after Robert Carl Sticht the manager of the Mount Lyell mine.

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