Mineral Information and Data:

Molybdophyllite
Mg2Pb2Si2O7(OH)2 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named from the Greek for "lead" and "leaf", in allusion to its composition and foliated habit.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1901) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
78.05.07.01  
  (78) Unclassified silicates
  (78.05) possible phyllosilicates
  (78.05.07)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
09.HH.25
  (09) Silicates
  (09.H) Unclassified Silicates
  (09.HH) With Pb
  
Crystal system: Hexagonal System
Point group (H-M): 622 — trapezoidal
  
  
  

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