Mineral Information and Data:

Simferite
Li(Mg,Fe3+,Mn3+)2(PO4)2 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named Name is derived from the Greek for "hospitable," in allusion to the fact that four (non-P) cations enter its structure.

IMA status : Approved Species 1999 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
38.05.07.01  
  (38) Anhydrous Phosphates, etc
  (38.05) with miscellaneous formulae
  (38.05.07)
  
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:  
Point group (H-M):
  
  
  

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