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. This piece was collected in the 1970’s.
Most Mineral Species
Actinolite Andradite Anglesite Apophyllite Aragonite Arsenopyrite Atacamite Axinite-(Fe) Azurite Baryte Beryl Bustamite Calcite Cerussite Cerussite (Var: Chrome) Chalcopyrite Crocoite Dolomite Epidote Fluorite Galena Goethite Gypsum Hematite Magnesite-Siderite Magnetite Malachite Mimetite Muscovite Native Copper Natrolite Pseudomorph Pyrite Pyromorphite Quartz Rhodochrosite Rhodonite Siderite Smithsonite Sphalerite Type Locality Variscite Vivianite Witherite Wulfenite