Mineral Information and Data:

Bobkingite
Cu5Cl2(OH)8 • 2H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Robert King, formerly of the Department of Geology, Leicester University, prominent mineral collector and founding member of the Russell Society.

IMA status : Approved Species 2002 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
10.05.08.02  
  (10) Oxyhalides and Hydroxyhalides
  (10.05) where Am (O,OH)p Xq
  (10.05.08)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
03.DA.50
  (03) Halides
  (03.D) Oxyhalides, Hydroxyhalides and Related Double Halides
  (03.DA) With Cu, etc., without Pb
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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