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Native Sulphur

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Native Sulphur

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Description
Locality: 
Cianciana Mines, Cianciana, Agrigento Province, Sicily, Italy
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
11 × 6 × 3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.80cm
Description

This is a very beautiful old time sulphur specimen with large crystals up to 28 m across on woth sides of the specimen.

The sharp crystals show the rare bisphenoidal habit.

Collected in the 1950s

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sulphur

Formula: 
S8
Strunz: 
1.CC.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.5
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