Mineral Information and Data:

Aiolosite
Na2(Na2Bi)(SO4)3Cl [CNMNC approved formula]

Named after the locality: La Fossa crater, Vulcano, Aeolian Islands, Italy.

IMA status : Approved Species 2008 (IMA2008-015)
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
30.03.03.02  (This Dana# Added)
  (30) Anhydrous Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (30.03) with miscellaneous formulae
  (30.03.03)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
07.XX.00
  (07) Sulfates (selenates, tellurates, chromates, molybdates, wolframates)
  (07.X)
  (07.XX) No group assigned
  
Crystal system: Hexagonal System
Point group (H-M): 6/m — dipyramidal
Space group: P63/m
Unit cell: a = 9.626Å, c = 6.880Å
  
  
  

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