Mineral Information and Data:

Bieberite
CoSO4 • 7H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named after its original locality: Bieber, Hessen, Germany.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1845) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
29.06.10.04  
  (29) Hydrated Acid and Sulfates
  (29.06) where A XO4 · x(H2O)
  (29.06.10) Melanterite Group (Heptahydrates, Monoclinic: P21/c)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
07.CB.35
  (07) Sulfates (selenates, tellurates, chromates, molybdates, wolframates)
  (07.C) Sulfates (selenates, etc.) without Additional Anions, with H2O
  (07.CB) With only medium-sized cations
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  
Other Properties: H2O Soluble.

<<< BACK TO MINERAL SEARCH