Mineral Information and Data:

Camgasite
CaMgAsO4(OH) • 5H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named after the composition (Ca, Mg, As).

IMA status : Approved Species 1989 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
42.07.16.01  
  (42) Hydrated Phosphates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (42.07) where (AB)5 (XO4)3 Zq · x(H2O)
  (42.07.16)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
08.DJ.15
  (08) Phosphates, Arsenates, Vanadates
  (08.D) Phosphates, etc
  (08.DJ) With large and medium-sized cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 = 1:1
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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