Mineral Information and Data:

Gwihabaite
(NH4)NO3 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named after it's locality: Gewihaba Cave (also known as Drotsky's Cave), northwestern Botswana, 280 km west of Maun.

IMA status : Approved Species 1999 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
18.01.02.02  
  (18) Simple Nitrates
  (18.01) where A xNO3 · x(H2O), x can equal zero
  (18.01.02) Niter Series
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
05.NA.15
  (05) Carbonates and Nitrates
  (05.N) Nitrates
  (05.NA) Without OH or H2O
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): mmm (or 2/m 2/m 2/m) — dipyramidal
  
  
  
Other Properties: H2O Soluble. BioMineral.

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