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Bismutoplagionite Mineral Data

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General Bismutoplagionite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: 5PbS.4Bi2S3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,835.00 gm
   Bismuth  44.23 %  Bi
   Lead     36.54 %  Pb
   Sulfur   19.23 %  S
           ______ 
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb5Bi6S17
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Approved IMA
Help on Locality: Locality: Wickes, Jefferson Co., Montana. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after bismuth replacing arsenic in the mineral plagionite.
 

Bismutoplagionite Crystallography

Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Orthorhombic Space Group: Unk
 

Physical Properties of Bismutoplagionite

Help on Color: Color: Gray, Bluish gray.
Help on Density: Density: 5.35
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Habit: Habit: Acicular - Occurs as needle-like crystals.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 2.5 - Finger Nail
Help on Luminescence: Luminescence: Non-fluorescent.
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic
Help on Magnetism: Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
 

Calculated Properties of Bismutoplagionite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.45 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Bismutoplagionite =5.35 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.08
Boson Index = 0.92
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEBismutoplagionite =1,530.11 barns/electron
U=PEBismutoplagionite x rElectron Density=6,814.53 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Bismutoplagionite is Not Radioactive
 

Bismutoplagionite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 02.00.00.00 (02)Sulfide Minerals
  (02.00)Without Dana Classification Numbers
  (02.00.00)Sulfosalt - Bi
 
02.00.00.00 Argentite* Ag2S I m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Bayankhanite? Cu6HgS4 Unk Hex
 
02.00.00.00 Bismutoplagionite* 5PbS.4Bi2S3 Unk Ortho
 
02.00.00.00 Bravoite? (Fe,Ni,Co)S2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.00.00.00 Colimaite K3VS4 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Dayingite* CuCoPtS4 F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Dilithium* Li2Te P 222 2 2 2
 
02.00.00.00 Dzhezkazganite* (Pb,Cu,Rh)S2(?) P a3? 2/m 3
 
02.00.00.00 Ferdisilicite* FeSi2 P 4/mmm 4/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Fersilicite* FeSi P 213 2 3
 
02.00.00.00 Horobetsuite* (Bi,Sb)2S3 Pbnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Horomanite Fe6Ni3S8 P 4/mmm 4mm
 
02.00.00.00 Imgreite? NiTe P 63/mmc 6/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Iridisite* (Ir,Cu,Rh,Ni,Pt)S2 Unk Cubic
 
02.00.00.00 Isochalcopyrite? Cu8Fe9S16 Unk Cubic
 
02.00.00.00 Jaipurite* CoS P 63/mmc 6/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Kitaibelite? Ag10PbBi30S51 Mono ? Mono
 
02.00.00.00 Kurilite? (Ag,Au)2(Te,Se,S) P m3n,P 43n Cubic
 
02.00.00.00 Plumosite* Pb2Sb2S5 Mono
 
02.00.00.00 Protojoseite* Bi4TeS2(?) R 3m 3 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Samaniite Cu2Fe5Ni2S8 P 41/mmm 4mm
 
02.00.00.00 Stibioenargite* Cu3(Sb,As)S4 Unk Ortho
 
02.00.00.00 Sztrokayite* Bi3TeS2 Trig ? Trig
 
02.00.00.00 Volfsonite* Cu10CuFeFe2Sn3S16 P 42m-,P 4212 Tetra
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 02.HC.10b 02 - SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulf
  02.H - Sulfosalts of SnS Archetype
  02.HC -With only Pb
 
02.HC.10b Bismutoplagionite* 5PbS.4Bi2S3 Unk Ortho
 
02.HC.10b Plagionite Pb5Sb8S17 C 2/c 2/m
 

Other Bismutoplagionite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Ford32) PHYS. PROP.(Dana)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Bismutoplagionite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - GeoScienceWorld
4 - Google Images
5 - Google Scholar
6 - MinDAT
7 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
8 - Online Mineral Museum
9 - QUT Mineral Atlas
10 - Ruff.Info

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Bismutoplagionite

5PbS.4Bi2S3
Dana No: 02.00.00.00 Strunz No: 02.HC.10b
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