Mineral Information and Data:

Chukanovite
Fe2CO3(OH)2 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Nikita V. Chukanov (b. 1953), Russian physicist and mineralogist.

IMA status : Approved Species 2005 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
16a.03.02.04  
  (16a) Carbonates - Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (16a.03) where (A B)2 (XO3) Zq
  (16a.03.02) Malachite Group
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
05.BA.10
  (05) Carbonates and Nitrates
  (05.B) Carbonates with additional anions, without H2O
  (05.BA) With Cu, Co, Ni, Zn, Mg, Mn
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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