Mineral Information and Data:

Sidpietersite
Pb2+4(S2O3)O2(OH)2 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named after Sidney Pieters (1920-2003), of Windhoek, Namibia for his outstanding contributions to Namibian mineralogy.

IMA status : Approved Species 1998 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
34.06.08.01  (This Dana# Added)
  (34) Selenites - Tellurites - Sulfites
  (34.06)
  (34.06.08)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
07.JA.05
  (07) Sulfates (selenates, tellurates, chromates, molybdates, wolframates)
  (07.J) Thiosulfates
  (07.JA) Thiosulfates of Pb
  
Crystal system: Triclinic System
Point group (H-M): 1 — pinacoidal
  
  
  

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