Mineral Information and Data:

Neighborite
NaMgF3 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Frank Neighbor (1906-?), American petroleum geologist, Sun Oil Co. who logged the first specimen.

IMA status : Approved Species 1961 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
11.01.01.01  
  (11) Halide Complexes; Alumino-fluorides
  (11.01) where (A)m B (X)3
  (11.01.01)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
03.AA.35
  (03) Halides
  (03.A) Simple Halides, Without H2O
  (03.AA) M:X = 1:1, 2:3, 3:5, etc.
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): mmm (or 2/m 2/m 2/m) — dipyramidal
  
  
  

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