Stichtite is a mineral, a carbonate of chromium and magnesium. Its colour ranges from pink through lilac to a rich purple colour. It formed as an alteration product of chromite containing serpentine.

Discovered in 1910 on the west coast of Tasmania, Australia, it was first recognised by A.S. Wesley a former chief chemist with the Mount Lyell Mining and Railway Company, it named after Robert Carl Sticht the manager of the mine.

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