Mineral Information and Data:

Mixite
Cu6Bi(AsO4)3(OH)6 • 3H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named after the mining engineer, A. Mixa from Jachymov, Czechoslovakia.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1880) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
42.05.01.01  
  (42) Hydrated Phosphates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (42.05) where (A)2 (XO4) Zq · x(H2O)
  (42.05.01) Mixite group (Arsenate Series)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
08.DL.15
  (08) Phosphates, Arsenates, Vanadates
  (08.D) Phosphates, etc
  (08.DL) With large and medium-sized cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 = 2:1
  
Crystal system: Hexagonal System
Point group (H-M): 6/m — dipyramidal
  
  
  

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