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Cotunnite from
Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy

Locality type:Mountain
Classification
Species:Cotunnite
Formula:PbCl2
Comments:Occurred as a sublimation product in active volcanic fumaroles.
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Zambonini, F. (1907): Sulla radioattività della cotunnite vesuviana. Atti della Reale Accademia dei Lincei, serie 5, Rendiconti, Classe di scienze fisiche, matematiche e naturali, 16, 1,975-978; Soviet Physics, Crystallography, volume 21, pp. 38(1976); Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 43; Lapis 1994:5 p.13-23,58.; Balassone, G.; Petti, C.; Mondillo, N.; Panikorovskii, T.L.; de Gennaro, R.; Cappelletti, P.; Altomare, A.; Corriero, N.; Cangiano, M.; D’Orazio, L. (2019) Copper Minerals at Vesuvius Volcano (Southern Italy): A Mineralogical Review. Minerals 9, 730.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Pseudocotunnite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Tenorite1 photo of Cotunnite associated with Tenorite at this locality.
Artroeite1 photo of Cotunnite associated with Artroeite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cotunnite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy
 
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