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Aiolosite

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Aiolosite

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Description
Locality: 
La Fossa Crater, Vulcano Island, Messina Province, Sicily, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 2 × 1.5 cm
Description

White tufts of acicular crystals of the very rare aiolosite, from the type locality. Analyzed by one of the authors.

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Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Aiolosite

Formula: 
Na4Bi(SO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
7.BD.20
Hardness: 
0.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
La Fossa crater, Vulcano Island, Lipari, Eolie Islands (Aeolian Islands), Messina Province, Sicily, Italy

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