Mineral Information and Data:

Simonkolleite
Zn5(OH)8Cl2 • H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Werner Simon (1939-) and Kurt Kolle (1949-), mineral collectors from Conrberg, Germany.

IMA status : Approved Species 1985 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
10.05.08.01  
  (10) Oxyhalides and Hydroxyhalides
  (10.05) where Am (O,OH)p Xq
  (10.05.08)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
03.DA.20
  (03) Halides
  (03.D) Oxyhalides, Hydroxyhalides and Related Double Halides
  (03.DA) With Cu, etc., without Pb
  
Crystal system: Trigonal System
Point group (H-M): 3m (or 3 2/m) — hexagonal-scalenohedral
  
  
  

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