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TitleBismite from Savony, Germany
DescriptionBismite, Bi2O3, is an oxidation product of various bismuth minerals. It is a straw-yellow to greenish-yellow monoclinic mineral. Bismite often forms masses with an earthy texture, such as the one shown. This specimen is 8 cm across.
LocationGermany. Near Savony.
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 2001-07-18.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #400.
Key wordsbismite, Germany
Tech details597 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number1270