Mineral Information and Data:

Philolithite
Pb12O6Mn(Mg,Mn)2(Mn,Mg)4(SO4)(CO3)4Cl4(OH)12 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named The name is from the Greek philos (=loving) and lithos (=stone) in honor of the Friends of Mineralogy.

IMA status : Approved Species 1998 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
32.03.04.02  (This Dana# Added)
  (32) Compound Sulfates
  (32.03) (anhydrous) with poly-anionic formula
  (32.03.04)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
05.BF.35
  (05) Carbonates and Nitrates
  (05.B) Carbonates with additional anions, without H2O
  (05.BF) With (Cl), SO4, PO4, TeO3
  
Crystal system: Tetragonal System
Point group (H-M): 4/mmm (or 4/m 2/m 2/m) — ditetragonal-dipyramidal
  
  
  

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