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Cannizzarite Mineral Data

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General Cannizzarite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb4Bi6S13
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,499.54 gm
   Bismuth  50.16 %  Bi
   Lead     33.16 %  Pb
   Sulfur   16.68 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb4Bi6S13
Help on Environment: Environment: Associated with deep fumarolic activity.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1925
Help on Locality: Locality: From Vulcano, in the Lipari Islands, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Stanislao Cannizzaro (1826-1910), celebrated chemist, University of Rome, Italy.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 49716
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