Mineral Information and Data:

Sinjarite
CaCl2 • 2H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the locality: Sinjar, W of Mosul, Iraq.

IMA status : Approved Species 1980 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
09.02.05.01  
  (09) Anhydrous and Hydrated Halides
  (09.02) where A (X)2
  (09.02.05)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
03.BB.25
  (03) Halides
  (03.B) Simple Halides, with H2O
  (03.BB) M:X = 1:2
  
Crystal system:  
Point group (H-M):
  
  
  

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