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Lead Sulfide | PbS | CAS 1314-87-0


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Heeger Materials offers a selection of over 100 high purity products, including metals, metal oxides and metal salts, with 99.999% purity or higher. We can provide Lead Sulfide (PbS) with the purity of 99.99%, 99.999%,99.9999% and 99.99999% in size of ingot, lump, and powder.

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Purity99.99%-99.999% (4N-5N)
ProductLeads sulfide

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High-purity and ultra-high purity Lead Sulfide ( PbS) materials are crucial components for the research, development, and production of advanced technologies which require optimum properties, performance, and quality.

Lead (II) sulfide (also spelled sulfide) is an inorganic compound with the formula PbS. Galena is the principal ore and the most important compound of lead. 

  • Chemical formula: PbS
  • Purity: 99.9%-99.999 %
  • EINECS No.: 215-246-6
  • CAS: 1314-87-0
  • Molar mass:239.30 g/mol
  • Appearance: Black
  • Density:7.60 g/cm3
  • Melting point:1,118 °C (2,044 °F; 1,391 K)
  • Boiling point:1,281 °C (2,338 °F; 1,554 K)
  • Solubility in water:2.6×10−11 kg/kg (calculated, at pH=7) 8.6×10−7 kg/kg
  • Solubility product (Ksp):9.04×10−29
  • Magnetic susceptibility (χ):−84.0·10−6 cm3/mol
  • Refractive index (nD):3.91
  • Crystal structure: Halite (cubic), cF8


  • Lead Sulfide ( PbS) Granules
  • Lead Sulfide ( PbS) Powder
  • Lead Sulfide ( PbS) Sputtering Target


Lead Sulfide (PbS) is a semiconducting material with niche uses. High purity can be used as a semiconductor.


It is packed with dacron film, then covered with a sealed plastic film bag or in a polyethylene bottle.

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