Mineral Information and Data:

Moeloite
Pb6Sb6S17 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Yves Moelo who synthesized and characterized the synthetic material prior to the discovery of the mineral.

IMA status : Approved Species 2002 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
03.04.08.03  
  (03) Sulfides - Sulfosalts
  (03.04) where z/y > 3 - (A+)i (A++)j [By Cz], A=metals, B=semi-metals, C=non-metals
  (03.04.08)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
02.HC.25
  (02) Sulfides
  (02.H) Sulfosalts of SnS Archetype
  (02.HC) With only Pb
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): 222 — disphenoidal
  
  
  

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