Mineral Information and Data:

Buryatite
Ca3(Si,Fe3+,Al)SO4B(OH)4(OH,O)6 • 12H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the locality: Solongo boron deposit, Buryatiya, Ural Mts, Russia.

IMA status : Approved Species 2000 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
31.10.02.03  (This Dana# Added)
  (31) Hydrated Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (31.10) miscellaneous
  (31.10.02)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
07.DG.15
  (07) Sulfates (selenates, tellurates, chromates, molybdates, wolframates)
  (07.D) Sulfates (selenates, etc.) with additional anions, with H2O
  (07.DG) With large and medium-sized cations; with NO3, CO3, B(OH)4, SiO4 or IO3
  
Crystal system: Trigonal System
Point group (H-M): 3m — ditrigonal-pyramidal
  
  
  

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