Mineral Information and Data:

Gaudefroyite
Ca4Mn3+3(BO3)3(CO3)(O,OH)3 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Abbe Christophe Gaudefroy (1888-1971), French mineralogist who worked in Morocco.

IMA status : Approved Species 1964 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
27.01.02.01  
  (27) Compound Borates
  (27.01)
  (27.01.02)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
06.AB.60
  (06) Borates
  (06.A) Monoborates
  (06.AB) BO3, without additional anions; 1(D) + OH, etc.
  
Crystal system: Hexagonal System
Point group (H-M): 6 — pyramidal
  
  
  

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