Mineral Information and Data:

Misenite
K8(SO4)(SO3OH)6 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named after its locality: Cape Miseno, near Naples, Italy.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1849) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
28.01.02.01  
  (28) Anhydrous Acid and Sulfates
  (28.01) (Anhydrous, Acid)
  (28.01.02)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
07.AD.15
  (07) Sulfates (selenates, tellurates, chromates, molybdates, wolframates)
  (07.A) Sulfates (selenates, etc.) without Additional Anions, without H2O
  (07.AD) With only large cations
  
Crystal system:  
Point group (H-M):
  
  
  
Other Properties: H2O Soluble.

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