Mineral Information and Data:

Ramanite-(Cs)
CsB5O6(OH)4 • 2H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman (1888-1970), Nobel Prize winner in Physics in 1930 for discovering the effect that bears his name.

IMA status : Approved Species 2007 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
26.05.02.03  
  (26) Hydrated Borates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (26.05)
  (26.05.02) Santite Group
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
06.EA.10
  (06) Borates
  (06.E) Pentaborates
  (06.EA) Neso-pentaborates
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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