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Plagionite Mineral Data

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General Plagionite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb5Sb8S17
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,555.12 gm
   Antimony  38.12 %  Sb
   Lead      40.55 %  Pb
   Sulfur    21.33 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb5Sb8S17
Help on Environment: Environment: Hydrothermal vein deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1833
Help on Locality: Locality: Wolfsberg, Hartz Mountains. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Greek, plagios meaning "oblique."
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Plagionite + Pronunciation Say PLAGIONITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 23569
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