Mineral Information and Data:

Claraite
Cu2+3CO3(OH)4 • 4H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the locality: Clara Mine, Black Forest, Wolfach, Schwarzwald, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany.

IMA status : Approved Species 1982 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
16b.04.03.01  
  (16b) Carbonates - Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (16b.04) where (A)m (B)n (XO3)p Zq · x(H2O), with (m+n):p=8:1
  (16b.04.03)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
05.DA.30
  (05) Carbonates and Nitrates
  (05.D) Carbonates with Additional Anions, with H2O
  (05.DA) With medium-sized cations
  
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