Mineral Information and Data:

Pilsenite
Bi4Te3 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the locality : Deutsch Pilsen ( Nagybörzsöny), Hungary.

IMA status : Approved Species 1853 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
02.06.02.05  
  (02) Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides
  (02.06) where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=4:3
  (02.06.02) Joseite Group (Trigonal: R-3m)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
02.DC.05d
  (02) Sulfides
  (02.D) Metal Sulfides, M:S = 3:4 and 2:3
  (02.DC) Variable M:S
  
Crystal system: Trigonal System
Point group (H-M): 3m (or 3 2/m) — hexagonal-scalenohedral
  
  
  

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