Mineral Information and Data:

Caledonite
Cu2Pb5(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named after Caledonia, the historical name of Scotland.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1932) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
32.03.02.01  
  (32) Compound Sulfates
  (32.03) (anhydrous) with poly-anionic formula
  (32.03.02)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
07.BC.50
  (07) Sulfates (selenates, tellurates, chromates, molybdates, wolframates)
  (07.B) Sulfates (selenates, etc.) with Additional Anions, without H2O
  (07.BC) With medium-sized and large cations
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): mm2 — pyramidal
  
  
  

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