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Lafossaite

Lafossaite

Formula
TlCl 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Subhedral Crystals, Cubic Crystals 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Resinous - Greasy 
Color
grayish brown 
Streak
resinous off white 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Malleable 
Hardness
3-4 
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Lafossaite from La Fossa crater, Vulcano Island, Messina prov., Sicily, Italy

Lafossaite
            from La Fossa crater, Vulcano Island, Messina prov., Sicily, Italy
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Type Locality

Dull silvery very minute crystals in volcanic matrix.

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