Mineral Monday: Stibnite

Watch this week's episode of Mineral Monday and learn about the mineral stibnite.

Stibnite on display

You can view the Keck Museums stibnite specimen in case number three on the main floor of the main gallery.

Mineral Monday: Stibnite

Watch this week's episode of Mineral Monday and learn about the mineral stibnite.

You can view the Keck Museums stibnite specimen in case number three on the main floor of the main gallery.

Stibnite on display

You can view the Keck Museums stibnite specimen in case number three on the main floor of the main gallery.

Mineral Monday is a weekly video series exploring the many amazing minerals, fossils, and historic objects on display at the W.M. Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum as told by museum curator Garrett Barmore. This week, learn about the mineral stibnite. Stibnite is very common in Japan and China, but it can also be found right here in our home state of Nevada! Watch the video to learn more.

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More about the Keck Museum and Mineral Monday

Located in the Mackay School of Mines building at the University of Nevada, Reno, the W.M. Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the first Saturday of the month from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

The Keck Museum houses an outstanding collection of minerals, ores, fossil specimens, and photographs, in addition to mining related relics. The museum is also home to some of the spectacular Mackay Silver Collection, created by Tiffany & Co., for John Mackay and completed in 1878.

For directions and museum details, visit unr.edu/keck

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