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Palmierite with Aphthitalite

#PD44055
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Palmierite from Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy - PD44055
Palmierite from Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy - PD44055

Palmierite with Aphthitalite

#PD44055
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 1 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
K2Pb(SO4)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy

Vial of colorless and yellow powdery Palmierite with Aphthitalite. Both found in volcanic fumaroles. Originally from the Tony Nikischer Collection with tag, stating (eruption of 1924). Both rare.

Type Locality

Palmierite

Formula
K2Pb(SO4)2 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
Special Info
Type Locality

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