Mineral Information and Data:

Chlorophoenicite
(Mn,Mg,Zn)3Zn2AsO4(OH,O)6 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named From the Greek for green and purple-red, alluding to the mineral’s colors in natural and artificial light.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1924) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
41.01.01.01  
  (41) Anhydrous Phosphates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (41.01) where (A++)m (XO4)p Zq, with m:p>4:1
  (41.01.01) Phoenicite Group
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
08.BE.35
  (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: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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