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Nickel-Strunz Phospates Classification

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The Nickel-Strunz 10th Edition (Pending Publication) Mineralogical Tables by Hugo Strunz and Ernest H. Nickel is based on a digital copy obtained from Jim Ferraiolo. Jim is responsible for the Strunz Classification in Mindat.org and he has generously provided webmineral with an updated copy of the classification numbers. Follow this link for a short discussion on the Nickel-Strunz Classification Number.

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Nickel-Strunz Phospates Classification

08.C Phosphates without Additional Anions, with H2O

08.CA With small and large/medium cations

08.CA.05 Fransoletite H2Ca3Be2(PO4)4•4(H2O) P 21/a 2/m
08.CA.05 Parafransoletite Ca3Be2(PO4)2(PO3,OH)2•4(H2O) P1 1
08.CA.10 Ehrleite Ca2ZnBe(PO4)2(PO3,OH)•4(H2O) P1 1
08.CA.15 Faheyite (Mn,Mg)Fe+++2Be2(PO4)4•6(H2O) P 6222 6 2 2
08.CA.20 Gainesite Na2Zr2Be(PO4)4•1-2(H2O) I 41/amd 4/m 2/m 2/m
08.CA.20 Mccrillisite NaCs(Be,Li)Zr2(PO4)4•1-2(H2O) I 41/amd 4/m 2/m 2/m
08.CA.20 Selwynite NaK(Be,Al)Zr2(PO4)4•2(H2O) I 41/amd 4/m 2/m 2/m
08.CA.25 Pahasapaite Li8(Ca,Li,K,Na)11Be24(PO4)24•38(H2O) I 23 2 3
08.CA.30 Hopeite Zn3(PO4)2•4(H2O) P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CA.35 Warikahnite Zn3(AsO4)2•2(H2O) P1 1
08.CA.40 Phosphophyllite Zn2(Fe++,Mn)(PO4)2•4(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
08.CA.45 Parascholzite CaZn2(PO4)2•2(H2O) C 2/c or Cc Mono
08.CA.45 Scholzite CaZn2(PO4)2•2(H2O) Pbmm 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CA.50 Keyite Cu++3(Zn,Cu)4Cd2(AsO4)6•2(H2O) I2/a 2/m
08.CA.55 Pushcharovskite! Cu(AsO3OH)•1.5(H2O) P1 or P1 Tri
08.CA.60 Prosperite CaZn2(AsO4)2•(H2O) C 2/c 2/m
08.CA.65 Gengenbachite KFe3(H2PO4)2(HPO4)4•6H2O or KFe3H8(PO4)6•6H2O P 63mc 6mm
08.CA.70 Parahopeite Zn3(PO4)2•4(H2O) P1 1

08.CB With only medium-sized cations, RO4:H2O = 1:1

08.CB.05 Serrabrancaite! MnPO4•(H2O) C 2/c 2/m
08.CB.10 IMA2008-066! Mn5(H2O)4(AsO3OH)2(AsO4)2 C 2/c 2/m
08.CB.10 IMA2008-047! Cd3Zn2(AsO3OH)2(AsO4)24?H2O C 2/c 2/m
08.CB.10 Sainfeldite Ca5(AsO3OH)2(AsO4)2•4(H2O) C 2/c 2/m
08.CB.10 Villyaellenite Mn++5(AsO3OH)2(AsO4)2•4(H2O) C 2/c 2/m
08.CB.10 Hureaulite Mn5(PO3OH)2(PO4)2•4(H2O) C 2/c 2/m
08.CB.15 Krautite MnAs+++++O3(OH)2•(H2O) P 21 2
08.CB.15 Fluckite CaMn(HAsO4)2•2(H2O) P1 1
08.CB.20 Cobaltkoritnigite (Co,Zn)(AsO3OH)•(H2O) P1 1
08.CB.20 Koritnigite ZnHAsO4•(H2O) P1 1
08.CB.25 Yvonite! Cu(AsO3OH)•2(H2O) P1 1
08.CB.30 Geminite Cu++2As+++++2O7•3(H2O) P1 or P1 Tri
08.CB.35 Schubnelite Fe++(V+++++O4)(H2O) P1 1
08.CB.40 Radovanite! Cu2Fe+++(AsO4)[As+++O2(OH)2]•H2O P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CB.45 Kazakhstanite Fe+++5V++++3V+++++12O39(OH)9•9(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
08.CB.50 Kolovratite Hydrous vanadate of Ni and Zn ? Mono
08.CB.55 Irhtemite Ca4Mg(AsO3OH)2(AsO4)2•4(H2O) Unk Mono
08.CB.60 Burgessite! Co2(H2O)4[(AsO3OH)]2•(H2O) P 21/n 2/m

08.CC With only medium-sized cations, RO4:H2O = 1:1.5

08.CC.05 Garyansellite (Mg,Fe+++)3(PO4)2(OH,O)•1,5(H2O) Pbna 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CC.05 Kryzhanovskite MnFe+++2(PO4)2(OH)2•(H2O) Pbna 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CC.05 Landesite (Mn,Mg)9Fe+++3(PO4)8(OH)3•9(H2O) Pmna 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CC.05 Phosphoferrite (Fe++,Mn)3(PO4)2•3(H2O) Pmna 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CC.05 Reddingite Mn++3(PO4)2•3(H2O) Pbna 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CC.10 Kaatialaite Fe+++[H2As+++++O4]3•5-5.5(H2O) P 21,P 21/m Mono
08.CC.15 Leogangite! Cu10(AsO4)4(SO4)(OH)6•8(H2O) C 2/c 2/m

08.CD With only medium-sized cations, RO4:H2O = 1:2

08.CD.05 Kolbeckite ScPO4•2(H2O) P 21/n 2/m
08.CD.05 Metavariscite AlPO4•2(H2O) P 21/n 2/m
08.CD.05 Phosphosiderite Fe+++PO4•2(H2O) P 21/n 2/m
08.CD.10 Strengite Fe+++PO4•2(H2O) Pcab 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CD.10 Mansfieldite AlAsO4•2(H2O) Pcab 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CD.10 Variscite AlPO4•2(H2O) Pcab 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CD.10 Scorodite Fe+++AsO4•2(H2O) Pcab 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CD.10 Yanomamite In(AsO4)•2(H2O) P bca 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CD.15 Parascorodite! Fe+++AsO4•2(H2O) P 3c1 3 2/m
08.CD.20 Ludlamite (Fe++,Mg,Mn)3(PO4)2•4(H2O) P 21/a 2/m
08.CD.25 Sterlinghillite Mn++3(AsO4)2•3(H2O) Mono Mono
08.CD.30 Rollandite! Cu3(AsO4)2•4(H2O) P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m

08.CE With only medium-sized cations, RO4:H2O 1:2.5

08.CE.05 Geigerite Mn5(AsO3OH)2(AsO4)2•10(H2O) P1 1
08.CE.05 Chudobaite (Mg,Zn)5(AsO3OH)2(AsO4)2•10(H2O) P1 1
08.CE.10 Newberyite Mg(PO3OH)•3(H2O) P bca 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CE.15 Brassite Mg(AsO3OH)•4(H2O) P bca 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CE.20 Rosslerite Mg(AsO3OH)•7(H2O) A2/a 2/m
08.CE.20 Phosphorrosslerite Mg(PO3OH)•7(H2O) A2/a 2/m
08.CE.25 Metaswitzerite Mn3(PO4)2•4(H2O) P 2/a 2/m
08.CE.25 Switzerite (Mn++,Fe++)3(PO4)2•7(H2O) P 21/a 2/m
08.CE.30 Veselovskyite (Zn,Cu,Co)Cu4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2•9H2O P1 1
08.CE.30 IMA2008-010! CaCu4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2•10H2O P1 1
08.CE.30 Lindackerite CuCu4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2•~9(H2O) P1 1
08.CE.35 Bobierrite Mg3(PO4)2•8(H2O) C 2/c 2/m
08.CE.40 Ferrisymplesite Fe+++3(AsO4)2(OH)3•5(H2O) None
08.CE.40 Manganohornesite (Mn,Mg)3(AsO4)2•8(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
08.CE.40 Arupite (Ni,Fe++)3(PO4)2•8(H2O) I2/m 2/m
08.CE.40 Annabergite Ni3(AsO4)2•8(H2O) I2/m 2/m
08.CE.40 Baricite (Mg,Fe++)3(PO4)2•8(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
08.CE.40 Erythrite Co3(AsO4)2•8(H2O) I2/m 2/m
08.CE.40 Hornesite Mg3(AsO4)2•8(H2O) I2/m 2/m
08.CE.40 Kottigite Zn3(AsO4)2•8(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
08.CE.40 Parasymplesite Fe++3(AsO4)2•8(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
08.CE.40 Vivianite Fe++3(PO4)2•8(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
08.CE.40 Pakhomovskyite! Co3(PO4)2•8(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
08.CE.45 Symplesite Fe++3(AsO4)2•8(H2O) P1 1
08.CE.50 Cattiite! Mg3(PO4)2•22(H2O) P1 1
08.CE.55 Koninckite Fe+++PO4•3(H2O) (?) Unk Tetra
08.CE.60 Kankite Fe+++AsO4•3.5(H2O) Unk Mono
08.CE.65 Steigerite AlVO4•3(H2O) P 21/m, P 2 Mono
08.CE.70 Metaschoderite Al2(PO4)(VO4)•6(H2O) P 2/m 2/m
08.CE.70 Schoderite Al2(PO4)(VO4)•8(H2O) P 21/m 2/m
08.CE.75 IMA2008-046! MgZr(PO4)2•4H2O P1 1
08.CE.75 Malhmoodite FeZr(PO4)2•4(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
08.CE.80 Santabarbaraite! Fe+++3(PO4)2(OH)3•5(H2O) None
08.CE.85 Metakottigite (Zn,Fe+++,Fe++)3(AsO4)2•8((H2O),OH) P1 1
08.CE.85 Metavivianite (Fe++3-x,Fe+++x)(PO4)2(OH)x•8-x(H2O), x=0.5 P1 or P1 Tri

08.CF With large and medium-sized cations, RO4:H2O > 1:1

08.CF.05 Tassieite! (Na,[ ])Ca2(Mg,Fe++,Fe+++)2(Fe+++,Mg)2(Fe++,Mg)2(PO4)6(H2O)2 P bca 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CF.05 Grischunite NaCa2Mn++5Fe+++(AsO4)6•2(H2O) Pcab 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CF.05 Wicksite NaCa2(Fe++,Mn++)4MgFe+++(PO4)6•2(H2O) P bca 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CF.05 Bederite! ([ ],Na)Ca2(Mn++,Mg,Fe++)2(Fe+++,Mg++,Al)2Mn++2(PO4)6•2(H2O) Pcab 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CF.10 Haigerachite! KFe+++3(H2PO4)6(HPO4)2•4(H2O) C 2/c 2/m

08.CG With large and medium-sized cations, RO4:H2O = 1:1

08.CG.05 Collinsite Ca2(Mg,Fe++)(PO4)2•2(H2O) P1 1
08.CG.05 Gaitite Ca2Zn(AsO4)2•2(H2O) P1 1
08.CG.05 Cassidyite Ca2(Ni,Mg)(PO4)2•2(H2O) P1 1
08.CG.05 Fairfieldite Ca2(Mn,Fe++)(PO4)2•2(H2O) P1 1
08.CG.05 Messelite Ca2(Fe++,Mn)(PO4)2•2(H2O) P1 1
08.CG.05 Parabrandtite Ca2Mn++(AsO4)•2(H2O) P1,P 1 Tri
08.CG.05 Talmessite Ca2Mg(AsO4)2•2(H2O) P1 1
08.CG.05 Hillite! Ca2(Zn, Mg)[PO4]2•2(H2O) P1 1
08.CG.05 Uranophane-beta Ca[(UO2)SiO3(OH)]2•(H2O) P 21/a 2/m
08.CG.10 Roselite-beta Ca2(Co,Mg)(AsO4)2•2(H2O) P 1 or P1 Tri
08.CG.10 Brandtite Ca2(Mn,Mg)(AsO4)2•2(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
08.CG.10 Roselite Ca2(Co,Mg)(AsO4)2•2(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
08.CG.10 Zincroselite Ca2Zn(AsO4)2•2(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
08.CG.10 Wendwilsonite Ca2(Mg,Co)(AsO4)2•2(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
08.CG.15 Ferrilotharmeyerite Ca(Zn,Cu++)(Fe+++,Zn)(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
08.CG.15 Cabalzarite! Ca(Mg,Al,Fe++)2(AsO4)2(H2O,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
08.CG.15 Lotharmeyerite CaZnMn+++(AsO3OH)4(OH)3 C 2/m,C 2,Cm Mono
08.CG.15 Cobaltlotharmeyerite! Ca(Co,Fe,Ni)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
08.CG.15 Mawbyite Pb(Fe+++Zn)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
08.CG.15 Cobalttsumcorite! Pb(Co,Fe)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
08.CG.15 Nickellotharmeyerite! Ca(Ni,Fe,Co)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
08.CG.15 Schneebergite! Bi(Co,Ni)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
08.CG.15 Nickelschneebergite! Bi(Ni,Co)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
08.CG.15 Tsumcorite PbZnFe++(AsO4)2•(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
08.CG.15 Thometzekite Pb(Cu,Zn)2(AsO4)2•2(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
08.CG.15 Manganlotharmeyerite! Ca(Mn+++,Mg,)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
08.CG.15 Mounanaite PbFe+++2(VO4)2(OH)2 P1 1
08.CG.15 Krettnichite! PbMn+++2(VO4)2(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
08.CG.20 Zincgartrellite! Pb(Zn,Fe,Cu)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 P1 1
08.CG.20 Lukrahnite! Ca(Cu,Zn)(Fe,Zn)(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 P1 1
08.CG.20 Gartrellite Pb(Cu,Fe++)2(AsO4,SO4)2(CO3,H2O)0.7 P1,P 1 Tri
08.CG.20 Helmutwinklerite PbZn2(AsO4)2•2(H2O) P1 1
08.CG.20 Rappoldite! Pb(Co,Ni,Zn,)2(AsO4)2•2(H2O) P1 1
08.CG.20 Phosphogartrellite! PbCuFe+++(PO4)2(OH,H2O)2 P1 1
08.CG.25 Pottsite PbBiH(VO4)2•2(H2O) I 4122 4 2 2
08.CG.35 Nickeltalmessite! Ca2Ni(AsO4)2•2H2O P 1

08.CH With large and medium-sized cations, RO4:H2O < 1:1

08.CH.05 Walentaite (Ca,Mn++,Fe++)Fe+++3(AsO4)(PO4)3(PO3OH) I mmm, I bam, I bca, I mma Ortho
08.CH.10 Anapaite Ca2Fe++(PO4)2•4(H2O) P1 1
08.CH.15 Picropharmacolite Ca4Mg(AsO3OH)2(AsO4)2•11(H2O) P1 1
08.CH.20 Dittmarite (NH4)Mg(PO4)•(H2O) P mn21 mm2
08.CH.20 Niahite (NH4)(Mn++,Mg,Ca)PO4•(H2O) P mn21 mm2
08.CH.25 Francoanellite H6(K,Na)3(Al,Fe+++)5(PO4)8•13(H2O) R 3c or R 3c Trig
08.CH.25 Taranakite K3Al5(HPO4)6(PO4)2•18(H2O) R 3c 3 2/m
08.CH.30 Schertelite (NH4)2MgH2(PO4)2•4(H2O) P bca 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CH.35 Hannayite (NH4)2Mg3H4(PO4)4•8(H2O) P1 1
08.CH.40 Hazenite KNaMg2(PO4)2•14H2O Pmnb 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CH.40 Struvite (NH4)MgPO4•6(H2O) P mn21 mm2
08.CH.40 Struvite-(K)! KMg(PO4)•6(H2O) P mn21 mm2
08.CH.45 Rimkorolgite! Mg5Ba(PO4)4•8(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
08.CH.50 Bakhchisaraitsevite! Na2Mg5(PO4)4•7(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
08.CH.55 IMA2008-048! Zn6(PO4)4•7H2O P1 1
08.CH.55 Smolianinovite (Co,Ni,Mg,Ca)3(Fe+++,Al)2(AsO4)4•11(H2O) Unk Ortho
08.CH.55 Fahleite Zn5CaFe+++2(AsO4)6•14(H2O) Unk Ortho
08.CH.60 Barahonaite-(Fe)! (Ca,Cu,Na,Fe+++,Al )12Fe+++2(AsO4)8(OH,Cl)x•nH2O P 2/a or Pa Mono
08.CH.60 Barahonaite-(Al)! (Ca,Cu,Na,Fe+++,Al )12Al2(AsO4)8(OH,Cl)x•nH2O P 2/a or Pa Mono

08.CJ With only large cations

08.CJ.05 Stercorite H(NH4)Na(PO4)•4(H2O) P1 1
08.CJ.10 Mundrabillaite (NH4)2Ca(HPO4)2•(H2O) Pm,P 2,P 2/m Mono
08.CJ.10 Swaknoite (NH4)2Ca(HPO4)2•(H2O) Unk Ortho
08.CJ.15 Nastrophite Na(Sr,Ba)(PO4)•9(H2O) P 213 2 3
08.CJ.15 Nabaphite NaBaPO4•9(H2O) P 213 2 3
08.CJ.20 Haidingerite Ca(AsO3OH)•(H2O) Pcnb 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CJ.25 Vladimirite Ca5(AsO3OH)2(AsO4)2•5(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
08.CJ.30 Ferrarisite Ca5(AsO3OH)2(AsO4)2•9(H2O) P1 1
08.CJ.35 Machatschkiite Ca6(AsO4)(AsO3OH)3(PO4,SO4)•15(H2O) R 3c 3 2/m
08.CJ.40 Phaunouxite Ca3(AsO4)•11(H2O) P1 1
08.CJ.40 Rauenthalite Ca3(AsO4)2•10(H2O) P1 1
08.CJ.45 Brockite (Ca,Th,Ce)(PO4)•(H2O) P 6222 6 2 2
08.CJ.45 Grayite (Th,Pb,Ca)PO4•(H2O) P 6222 6 2 2
08.CJ.45 Rhabdophane-(Ce) (Ce,La)PO4•(H2O) P 6222 6 2 2
08.CJ.45 Rhabdophane-(La) (La,Ce)PO4•(H2O) P 6222 6 2 2
08.CJ.45 Rhabdophane-(Nd) (Nd,Ce,La)PO4•(H2O) P 6222 6 2 2
08.CJ.45 Tristramite (Ca,U++++,Fe+++)(PO4,SO4)•2(H2O) P 6222 6 2 2
08.CJ.50 Pharmacolite CaHAsO4•2(H2O) Ia m
08.CJ.50 Brushite CaHPO4•2(H2O) I2/a 2/m
08.CJ.50 Churchite-(Dy)* (Dy,Sm,Gd,Nd)(PO4)•2(H2O) Mono
08.CJ.50 Churchite-(Nd)! Nd(PO4)•2(H2O) Mono
08.CJ.50 Churchite-(Y) YPO4•2(H2O) A2/a,Aa Mono
08.CJ.50 Ardealite Ca2(SO4)(HPO4)•4(H2O) Cc m
08.CJ.55 Mcnearite NaCa5H4(AsO4)5•4(H2O) P1,P 1 Tri
08.CJ.60 Dorfmanite Na2(PO3OH)•2(H2O) Unk Ortho
08.CJ.65 Sincosite Ca(V++++O)2(PO4)2•5(H2O) P mmm or P 4/nmm Tetra
08.CJ.65 Bariosincosite! Ba(V++++O)2(PO4)2•4(H2O) P 4/n or P 4/nmm 4/m
08.CJ.70 Catalanoite! Na2H(PO4)• 8(H2O) I bca 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.CJ.75 Guerinite Ca5(AsO3OH)2(AsO4)2•9(H2O) P 21/n 2/m
08.CJ.80 Ningyoite (U,Ca,Ce)2(PO4)2•1-2(H2O) P 222 2 2 2