Mineral Information and Data:

Volkovskite
KCa4[B5O8(OH)]4[B(OH)3]2Cl • 4H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for A.I. Volkovskaya, petrographer, who first noted the mineral.

IMA status : Approved Species 1966 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
26.05.16.01  
  (26) Hydrated Borates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (26.05)
  (26.05.16)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
06.EC.20
  (06) Borates
  (06.E) Pentaborates
  (06.EC) Phyllo-pentaborates
  
Crystal system: Triclinic System
Point group (H-M): 1 — pedial
  
  
  

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