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Cotunnite Cannizzarite & Bismuthinite

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Cotunnite Cannizzarite & Bismuthinite

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Description
Locality: 
La Fossa Crater, Vulcano Island, Messina Province, Sicily, Italy
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.6 × 1.3 × 1 cm
Description

Interesting sample of these rare minerals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cotunnite

Formula: 
PbCl2
Strunz: 
3.DC.85
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

Cannizzarite

Formula: 
Pb4Bi6S13
Strunz: 
2.JB.20
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
La Fossa crater, Vulcano Island, Lipari, Eolie Islands (Aeolian Islands), Messina Province, Sicily, Italy

Bismuthinite

Formula: 
Bi2S3
Strunz: 
2.DB.05
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Streak: 
Lead-gray

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