Mineral Information and Data:

Cechite
PbFe2+VO4(OH) [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Frantisek Cech (1944-), mineralogist, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.

IMA status : Approved Species 1981 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
41.05.02.04  
  (41) Anhydrous Phosphates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (41.05) where (A B)2 (XO4) Zq
  (41.05.02) Descloizite Group
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
08.BH.40
  (08) Phosphates, Arsenates, Vanadates
  (08.B) Phosphates, etc. with Additional Anions, without H2O
  (08.BH) With medium-sized and large cations, (OH,etc.):RO4 = 1:1
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): mmm (or 2/m 2/m 2/m) — dipyramidal
  
  
  

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