Mineral Information and Data:

Canavesite
Mg2(HBO3)(CO3) • 5H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the locality: Vola Gera tunnel, Brosso iron mine, Canavese district, Piedmont, Italy.

IMA status : Approved Species 1978 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
17.01.08.01  
  (17) Compound Carbonates
  (17.01) with miscellaneous formulae
  (17.01.08)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
06.HA.50
  (06) Borates
  (06.H) Unclassified Borates
  (06.HA)
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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