Mineral Information and Data:

Livingstonite
HgSb4S8 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named after the Scottish explorer and missionary, David Livingstone (1813-1873).

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
03.07.11.01  
  (03) Sulfides - Sulfosalts
  (03.07) where z/y = 2 - (A+)i (A++)j [By Cz], A=metals, B=semi-metals, C=non-metals
  (03.07.11)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
02.HA.15
  (02) Sulfides
  (02.H) Sulfosalts of SnS Archetype
  (02.HA) With Cu, Ag, Fe (without Pb)
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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