Mineral Information and Data:

Suanite
Mg2B2O5 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the locality: Hol Kol Au-Cu mine, about 75 km southeast of Pyongyang, Suan Co., North Korea.

IMA status : Approved Species 1953 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
24.04.01.01  
  (24) Borates - Anhydrous
  (24.04) where (A)2 (X2O5)
  (24.04.01)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
06.BA.05
  (06) Borates
  (06.B) Diborates
  (06.BA) Neso-diborates with double triangles B2(O,OH)5; 2(2D); 2(2D) + OH, etc.
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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