Mineral Information and Data:

Newberyite
Mg(PO3OH) • 3H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for James Cosmo Newbery (1843-1895), geologist, Melbourne, Australia, who initially found the mineral.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1879) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
39.01.06.01  
  (39) Hydrated Acid Phosphates
  (39.01) A+ [HXO4] · x(H2O)
  (39.01.06)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
08.CE.10
  (08) Phosphates, Arsenates, Vanadates
  (08.C) Phosphates without Additional Anions, with H2O
  (08.CE) With only medium-sized cations, RO4:H2O about 1:2.5
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): mmm (or 2/m 2/m 2/m) — dipyramidal
  
  
  
Other Properties: H2O Soluble. BioMineral.

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