Mineral Information and Data:

Bonshtedtite
Na3Fe2+(PO4)(CO3) [CNMNC approved formula]

Named To honor Elsa Maksimilianovna Bonshtedt-Kupletskaya (1897-1974), Russian specialist in mineralogy of alkalic massifs.

IMA status : Approved Species 1982 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
43.02.01.03  
  (43) Compound Phosphates
  (43.02) (Anhydrous Normal Compound Anions)
  (43.02.01) Bradleyite Group
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
05.BF.10
  (05) Carbonates and Nitrates
  (05.B) Carbonates with additional anions, without H2O
  (05.BF) With (Cl), SO4, PO4, TeO3
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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