Mineral Information and Data:

Bilinite
Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 • 22H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the locality: Schwaz, near Bilin, Bohemia, Czech Republic.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1913) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
29.07.03.05  
  (29) Hydrated Acid and Sulfates
  (29.07) where A (B)2 (XO4)4 · x(H2O)
  (29.07.03) Halotrichite Group (Monoclinic with 22 H2O)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
07.CB.85
  (07) Sulfates (selenates, tellurates, chromates, molybdates, wolframates)
  (07.C) Sulfates (selenates, etc.) without Additional Anions, with H2O
  (07.CB) With only medium-sized cations
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  
Other Properties: H2O Soluble.

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