Mineral Information and Data:

Rimkorolgite
BaMg5(PO4)4 • 8H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Olga M. Rimskaya-Konsakova (1914-1987), Russian mineralogist from St. Petersbug University.

IMA status : Approved Species 1995 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
40.05.15.01  (This Dana# Added)
  (40) Hydrated Phosphates
  (40.05) with miscellaneous formulae
  (40.05.15)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
08.CH.45
  (08) Phosphates, Arsenates, Vanadates
  (08.C) Phosphates without Additional Anions, with H2O
  (08.CH) With large and medium-sized cations, RO4:H2O < 1:1
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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