Mineral Information and Data:

Cannizzarite
Pb8Bi10S23 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Stanislao Cannizzaro (1826-1910), celebrated chemist, University of Rome, Italy.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1925) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
03.06.05.01  
  (03) Sulfides - Sulfosalts
  (03.06) where 2 < z/y < 2.49 - (A+)i (A++)j [By Cz], A=metals, B=semi-metals, C=non-metals
  (03.06.05)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
02.JB.20
  (02) Sulfides
  (02.J) Sulfosalts of PbS Archetype
  (02.JB) Galena derivatives, with Pb
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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