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PB1715 Lead Sulfide / Lead Sulphide (PbS)

Catalog No.PB1715
ColorDark grey/ leaden
Melting point1120°C
Spec. Gravity6-7.70
Molecular Weight239.28

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Description of Lead Sulfide

A black soft irregular-shaped powder, stable at ambient temperature, insoluble in water and diluted acids, soluble in HN02, and dilute hot HCl.


lead(II) sulfide, lead monosulfide, lead sulphide, lead sulfide, galena, plumbous sulfide, CAS# 1314-87-0, PbS, lead (II)) sulphide

Lead Sulfide

Properties of Lead Sulfide

Physical Properties

1) 99% finer than 63 microns
2) 98% finer than 45 microns
3) Nanoparticles

Chemical Properties

Pb= 80%, S= 14%, PbS= 93%, Fe= 0.5%, Zn= 2.5%, and Si02= 0.5%

Typical Applications of Lead Sulfide

Lead Sulfide is a crystalline solid used as a semiconductor and in photo optic applications. Friction materials to reduce and regulate friction coefficient, chemical reagent, to absorb infra-red radiation, glazing of clay wire, and semiconductor manufacturing when purified.

Packaging of Lead Sulfide

25 kg. net per drum with 1,500 kg. net per pallet lot.

Specifications of Lead Sulfide

Molecular Weight


Packing Density (kg/liter)


Apparent Density (kg/liter)

2.5 to 3.2

Melting Point (°C))



Does not flow

Hazardous Nature

Please see the MSDS

Decomposition Temperature (°C))


Nominal Specific Gravity (g/cc)



Dark grey/ leaden

Screen Analysis

98% minus 45 microns




Lead Sulfide / Lead Sulphide (PbS) CAS Number: CAS# 1314-87-0
Lead Sulfide / Lead Sulphide (PbS) UN Number:2291/ 1794
Lead Sulfide / Lead Sulphide (PbS) EINECS Number:215-246-6

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