Mineral Information and Data:

Bouazzerite
Bi6Mg11Fe14(AsO4)18O12(OH)4 • 86H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named The name recognizes the exceptional significance of the Bou Azzer district and, in particular, of the Bou Azzer mine to mineralogical sciences and mineral collecting.

IMA status : Approved Species 2005 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
42.07.17.01  (This Dana# Added)
  (42) Hydrated Phosphates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (42.07) where (AB)5 (XO4)3 Zq · x(H2O)
  (42.07.17)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
08.DH.60
  (08) Phosphates, Arsenates, Vanadates
  (08.D) Phosphates, etc
  (08.DH) 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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