Mineral Information and Data:

Pillaite
Pb9Sb10S23ClO0.5 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Leopoldo Pilla (1805-1848), Italian Earth scientist.

IMA status : Approved Species 2001 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
03.08.01.02  
  (03) Sulfides - Sulfosalts
  (03.08) where 1 < z/y <2 - (A+)i (A++)j [By Cz], A=metals, B=semi-metals, C=non-metals
  (03.08.01) Zinkenite Group
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
02.JB.35c
  (02) Sulfides
  (02.J) Sulfosalts of PbS Archetype
  (02.JB) Galena derivatives, with Pb
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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