Itoite


Composition:

Pb3Ge4+(SO4)2O2(OH)2

Crystal System : Orthorhombic
Colours: White
Lustre : Silky
Specific Gravity : 6.67
Year of Discovery: 1957
IMA Status: Approved
Named for: Tei-ichi Ito (Japanese mineralogist / chemist)

 

Occurrence

  • Supergene
  • 1st Oxidation Zone