Mineral Information and Data:

Burnsite
KCdCu7O2(SeO3)2Cl9 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Peter C. Burns (1966-), Canadian-born mineralogist and crystallographer.

IMA status : Approved Species 2002 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
33.03.06.01  (This Dana# Added)
  (33) Selenates and Tellurates
  (33.03) with other anion groups
  (33.03.06)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.JG.35
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.J) Arsenites, Antimonites, Bismuthites, Sulfites,
  (04.JG) Selenites with additional anions, without H2O
  
Crystal system: Hexagonal System
Point group (H-M): 6/mmm (or 6/m 2/m 2/m) — dihexagonal-dipyramidal
  
  
  

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