Mineral Information and Data:

Haleniusite-(La)
LaOF [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Ulf HÃ¥lenius (1951-), head of the Department of Mineralogy of the Swedish Museum of Natural History, for his contributions to the spectroscopy of minerals and the mineral sciences in general.

IMA status : Approved Species 2004 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
10.02.10.01  
  (10) Oxyhalides and Hydroxyhalides
  (10.02) where A (O,OH) Xq
  (10.02.10)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
03.DE.05
  (03) Halides
  (03.D) Oxyhalides, Hydroxyhalides and Related Double Halides
  (03.DE) With Rare-Earth Elements
  
Crystal system: Cubic System
Point group (H-M): m3m (or 4/m 3 2/m) — hexoctahedral
  
  
  

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