Mineral Information and Data:

Calciopetersite
CaCu6(PO4)2(PO3OH)(OH)6 • 3H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named Name is derived from its composition and relationship to petersite-(Y).

IMA status : Approved Species 2001 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
42.05.02.02  (This Dana# Added)
  (42) Hydrated Phosphates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (42.05) where (A)2 (XO4) Zq · x(H2O)
  (42.05.02) Mixite group (Phosphate 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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