Mineral Information and Data:

Wilcoxite
MgAl(SO4)2F • 18H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named after William Wilcox, who discovered this mining district in 1879. He was killed by Apache Indians in 1880.

IMA status : Approved Species 1983 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
31.09.09.01  
  (31) Hydrated Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (31.09) where (A+ B++) (XO4) Zq · x(H2O)
  (31.09.09)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
07.DE.45
  (07) Sulfates (selenates, tellurates, chromates, molybdates, wolframates)
  (07.D) Sulfates (selenates, etc.) with additional anions, with H2O
  (07.DE) With only medium-sized cations; unclassified
  
Crystal system:  
Point group (H-M):
  
  
  
Other Properties: H2O Soluble.

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