Mineral Information and Data:

Frankdicksonite
BaF2 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Frank Wilson Dickson (1922- ), Professor of Geochemistry, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA.

IMA status : Approved Species 1974 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
09.02.01.02  
  (09) Anhydrous and Hydrated Halides
  (09.02) where A (X)2
  (09.02.01) Fluorite Group
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
03.AB.25
  (03) Halides
  (03.A) Simple Halides, Without H2O
  (03.AB) M:X = 1:2
  
Crystal system: Cubic System
Point group (H-M): m3m (or 4/m 3 2/m) — hexoctahedral
  
  
  

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