Mineral Information and Data:

Grattarolaite
Fe3+3O3PO4 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Giuseppe Grattarola (1905-1988), professor of mineralogy at the University of Florence, Italy.

IMA status : Approved Species 1995 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
38.05.12.01  (This Dana# Added)
  (38) Anhydrous Phosphates, etc
  (38.05) with miscellaneous formulae
  (38.05.12)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
08.BE.10
  (08) Phosphates, Arsenates, Vanadates
  (08.B) Phosphates, etc. with Additional Anions, without H2O
  (08.BE) With only medium-sized cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 > 2:1
  
Crystal system: Trigonal System
Point group (H-M): 3m — ditrigonal-pyramidal
  
  
  

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