Mineral Information and Data:

Ferrisicklerite
Li1-x(Fe3+,Mn2+)PO4 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for its dominant ferric iron content and relation to sicklerite.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1937) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
38.01.04.01  
  (38) Anhydrous Phosphates, etc
  (38.01) A+ B++ XO4
  (38.01.04)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
08.AB.10
  (08) Phosphates, Arsenates, Vanadates
  (08.A) Phosphates, etc. without additional anions, without H2O
  (08.AB) With medium-sized cations
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): mmm (or 2/m 2/m 2/m) — dipyramidal
  
  
  

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