Mineral Information and Data:

Pavonite
AgBi3S5 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named from the Latin "pavo", peacock, which honored Professor Martin Alfred Peacock (1898-1950), a Canadian mineralogist.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1954) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
03.08.10.01  
  (03) Sulfides - Sulfosalts
  (03.08) where 1 < z/y <2 - (A+)i (A++)j [By Cz], A=metals, B=semi-metals, C=non-metals
  (03.08.10) Pavonite Group (Monoclinic: C/2c bismuth sulfosalts)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
02.JA.05a
  (02) Sulfides
  (02.J) Sulfosalts of PbS Archetype
  (02.JA) Galena derivatives with little or no Pb
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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