Mineralpedia Details for Cannizzarite
Named for Stanislao Canizzaro, an Italian chemist formerly at the University of Rome in Italy. Cannizzarite is a rare mineral that occurs in sulfide veinlets in a griesen tin-tungsten deposits in granite and is also associated with fumarolic activity. Localities include in Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Russia, Japan, and the United States, among a few others. Associated minerals include lillianite, mozgovaite, kirkiite, barberiite, galenobismutite, bismuthinite, galena, gold, tellurium, wolframite, cassiterite, cosalite, heyrovskyite, bursaite, tetradymite, joseite, bismuth, and quartz.
Ref. Handbook of Mineralogy, Anthony et al (1995) and MSA at http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/cannizzarite.pdf
Cannizzarite from Western ore field, Scheelite deposit, Felben Valley, Salzburg, Austria
Very rich specimn loaded with silvery, thin, bladed or lath-ilke ribbons of Cannizzarite crystals on Quartz.