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Chalcocyanite var. Hydrocyanite (part of type specimen) from Monte Vesuvio (Mount Vesuvius), Napoli, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Chalcocyanite)

 
Chalcocyanite var. Hydrocyanite (part of type specimen) from Monte Vesuvio (Mount Vesuvius), Napoli, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Chalcocyanite)

Chalcocyanite var. Hydrocyanite (part of type specimen) from Monte Vesuvio (Mount Vesuvius), Napoli, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Chalcocyanite)

Chalcocyanite var. Hydrocyanite (part of type specimen) from Monte Vesuvio (Mount Vesuvius), Napoli, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Chalcocyanite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 69241
Mineral:Chalcocyanite var. Hydrocyanite (part of type specimen)
Locality:Monte Vesuvio (Mount Vesuvius), Napoli, Campania, Italy (Type Locality for Chalcocyanite)
Description:Sealed bag of 8 grams of powdery white efflorescent hydrocyanite collected after the 1868 eruption of Mount Vesuvius probably partially altered from exposure to atmospheric humidity. Collected in 1870 by Arcangelo Scacchi (1810-1893); Ex. Georg Gebhard (author of Tsumeb I and II)
Overall Size:10x10 cm bag
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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