Mineral Information and Data:

Leisingite
CuMg2Te6+O6 • 6H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Mr. Joseph F. Leising (1949-), geologist and mineral collector of Reno, Nevada, USA.

IMA status : Approved Species 1997 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
33.02.09.01  (This Dana# Added)
  (33) Selenates and Tellurates
  (33.02) as A+ (B++)m XO6 Zq · x(H2O) where x can equal 0
  (33.02.09)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.FL.65
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.F) Hydroxides (without V or U)
  (04.FL) Hydroxides with H2O +- (OH); sheets of edge-sharing octahedra
  
Crystal system: Trigonal System
Point group (H-M): 3m (or 3 2/m) — hexagonal-scalenohedral
  
  
  

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