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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).