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Nickel-Strunz Silicates 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 Silicates Classification

09.BJ Sorosilicates with Si3O10, Si4O11, etc

09.BJ.05 Orientite Ca2Mn++Mn+++2Si3O10(OH)4 C mcm 2/m 2/m 2/m
09.BJ.10 Rosenhahnite Ca3Si3O8[(OH)2-4x,(CO3)x] P1 1
09.BJ.15 Trabzonite Ca4Si3O10•2(H2O) P 21,P 21/m Mono
09.BJ.20 Fluorthalenite-(Y)! Y3Si3O10F P 21/m 2/m
09.BJ.20 Thalenite-(Y) Y3Si3O10(OH) P 21/n 2/m
09.BJ.25 Tiragalloite Mn++4As+++++Si3O12(OH) P 21/n 2/m
09.BJ.30 Medaite (Mn,Ca)6(V+++++,As)Si5O18(OH) P 21/n 2/m
09.BJ.35 Ruizite CaMn+++Si2O6(OH)•2(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
09.BJ.40 Ardennite-(V)! Mn++4[Al4(Mg,Al,Fe+++,Mn+++)2][Si5(V,Si)]O22(OH)6 Pnmm 2/m 2/m 2/m
09.BJ.40 Ardennite-(As) (Mn++,Ca,Mg)4(Al,Mg,Fe)6(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(AsO4,VO4)(OH)6 Pnmm 2/m 2/m 2/m
09.BJ.45 Kilchoanite Ca3Si2O7 I2cm mm2
09.BJ.50 Kornerupine (Mg,Fe++)4Al6(SiO4,BO4)5(O,OH)2 C mcm 2/m 2/m 2/m
09.BJ.50 Prismatine! ([ ],Fe,Mg)(Mg,Al,Fe)5Al4Si2(Si,Al)2(B,Si,Al)(O,OH,F)22 C mcm 2/m 2/m 2/m
09.BJ.55 Zunyite Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl F43m 4 3m
09.BJ.60 Hubeite! Ca2Mn++Fe+++Si4O12(OH)(H2O)2 P1 1
09.BJ.65 Cassagnaite! (Ca,Mn++)4(Fe+++,Mn+++,Al)4(OH)4(V+++,Mg,Al)2(O,OH)4(Si3O10)(SiO4)2 C mcm 2/m 2/m 2/m