Mineral Information and Data:

Mcauslanite
Fe2+3Al2(PO4)3(PO3OH)F • 18H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for David A. McAuslan, exploration manager, Shell Canada Resources LTD., who discovered the locality.

IMA status : Approved Species 1988 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
42.11.22.01  
  (42) Hydrated Phosphates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (42.11) where (AB)4 (XO4)3 Zq · x(H2O)
  (42.11.22)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
08.DB.60
  (08) Phosphates, Arsenates, Vanadates
  (08.D) Phosphates, etc
  (08.DB) With only medium-sized cations, (OH, etc.):RO4< 1:1
  
Crystal system: Triclinic System
Point group (H-M): 1 — pedial
  
  
  

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