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Nickel-Strunz Phospates Classification

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Minerals Arranged by Nickel-Strunz (Version 10) Classification

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.DB With only medium-sized cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 < 1:1

08.DB.05 Pitticite Hydrous ferric arsenate sulfate (Fe, AsO4, SO4, H2O) None
08.DB.05 Diadochite Fe+++2(PO4)(SO4)(OH)•6(H2O) P1 1
08.DB.10 Vashegyite Al11(PO4)9(OH)6•38(H2O) or Al6(PO4)5(OH)3•23(H2O) Pna2 or P na21 mm2
08.DB.15 Schoonerite Fe++2ZnMnFe+++(PO4)3(OH)2•9(H2O) Pmab 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.DB.20 Sinkankasite H2MnAl(PO4)2(OH)•6(H2O) P1 1
08.DB.25 Mitryaevaite! Al5[(PO4)2[(P,S)O3(OH,O)]2F2(OH)2(H2O)8•6.48(H2O) P1 1
08.DB.30 Sanjuanite Al2(PO4)(SO4)(OH)•9(H2O) P1 or P1 Tri
08.DB.35 Sarmientite Fe+++2(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)•5(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
08.DB.40 Bukovskyite Fe+++2(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)•7(H2O) P1 or P1 Tri
08.DB.45 Zykaite Fe+++4(AsO4)3(SO4)(OH)•15(H2O) Unk Ortho
08.DB.50 Giniite Fe++Fe+++4(PO4)4(OH)2•2(H2O) P 2/a 2/m
08.DB.55 Sasaite (Al,Fe+++)14(PO4)11(SO4)(OH)7•84(H2O) P 222 or Pmm2 or P mmm Ortho
08.DB.60 Mcauslanite HFe++3Al2(PO4)4F•18(H2O) P1 1
08.DB.65 Goldquarryite! (Cu,[ ])(Cd,Ca)2Al3(PO4)4F2(H2O)10{(H2O,F)}2 P1 1
08.DB.70 Birchite! Cd2Cu2(PO4)2(SO4)•5H2O P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.DB.75 Braithwaiteite NaCu5(Ti,Sb)2O2(AsO4)4[AsO3(OH)]2•8H2O P1 1