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Plumosite Mineral Data

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General Plumosite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb2Sb2S5
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 818.23 gm
   Antimony  29.76 %  Sb
   Lead      50.65 %  Pb
   Sulfur    19.59 %  S
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb2Sb2S5
Help on Environment: Environment: The mineral name is considered to be generic for feathery lead sulphosalts (eg. boulangerite).
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Approved IMA
Help on Locality: Locality: Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the feathery habit (plumose).
 

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  Plumosite

Comments: Gray metallic needles of plumosite in brown siderite matrix.
Location: Pribram, Bohemia, Czech Republic. Scale: Not Given.
© Diederik Visser

Plumosite Crystallography

Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic
 

Physical Properties of Plumosite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {???} Good
Help on Color: Color: Lead gray.
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 2-3 - Gypsum-Calcite
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic
Help on Streak: Streak: dark gray
 

Optical Properties of Plumosite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data:
 

Calculated Properties of Plumosite

Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.11
Boson Index = 0.89
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEPlumosite =1,023.95 barns/electron
U=PEPlumosite x rElectron Density= . barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Plumosite is Not Radioactive
 

Plumosite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 02.00.00.00 (02)Sulfide Minerals
  (02.00)Without Dana Classification Numbers
  (02.00.00)Sulfosalt - Sb
 
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.15 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.15 Boulangerite Pb5Sb4S11 Unk Ortho
 
02.HC.15 Falkmanite Pb5Sb4S11 Mono
 
02.HC.15 Plumosite* Pb2Sb2S5 Mono
 

Other Plumosite Information

Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Plumosite :
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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Pb2Sb2S5
Dana No: 02.00.00.00 Strunz No: 02.HC.15
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