Mineral Information and Data:

Chukhrovite-(Y)
Ca3YAl2(SO4)F13 • 10H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Fedor Vasilevich Chukhrov (1908–1988), Russian mineralogist, Director, Institute of Geology of Ore Deposits, Petrology, Mineralogy, and Geochemistry, Moscow, Russia.

IMA status : Approved Species 1960 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
12.01.05.01  
  (12) Compound Halides
  (12.01) with miscellaneous anions
  (12.01.05) Chukhrovite Group
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
03.CG.10
  (03) Halides
  (03.C) Complex Halides
  (03.CG) Aluminofluorides with CO3, SO4, PO4
  
Crystal system: Cubic System
Point group (H-M): m3 (or 2/m 3) — diploidal
  
  
  

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