Mineral Information and Data:

Minium
Pb2+2Pb4+O4 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named after its locality : The river Minius located in NW Spain.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
07.02.08.01  
  (07) Multiple Oxides
  (07.02) (A+ B++)2 X4 Spinel group
  (07.02.08)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.BD.05
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.B) Metal:Oxygen = 3:4 and similar
  (04.BD) With only large cations
  
Crystal system: Tetragonal System
Point group (H-M): 4/mmm (or 4/m 2/m 2/m) — ditetragonal-dipyramidal
  
  
  

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