Mineral Information and Data:

Skorpionite
Ca3Zn2(PO4)2CO3(OH)2 • H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named after the locality: Skorpion zinc deposit, Namibia.

IMA status : Approved Species 2005 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
43.05.24.01  (This Dana# Added)
  (43) Compound Phosphates
  (43.05) (Hydrated Compound Anions With Hydroxyl or Halogen)
  (43.05.24)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
08.DO.45
  (08) Phosphates, Arsenates, Vanadates
  (08.D) Phosphates, etc
  (08.DO) With CO3, SO4, SiO4
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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